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We don't provide mental health advice, counselling, or treatment. If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact your local community crisis team. You can also reach out to the Indigenous Hope for Wellness Help Line 1-855-242-3310, the Black Youth Helpline 1-833-294-8650, or Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868.

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Common Concerns

The most common mental health concerns for Ontario students are anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), mood problems (including depression) and substance use problems.

Parent info sheets

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Cannabis: What parents/guardians and caregivers Need to Know

More to come!

We are working on more parent- and family-specific learning tools. In the meantime, learn more about common concerns and other mental health issues on the About Kids Health website by SickKids. Kids Help Phone has good information on common problems written in youth-friendly language which may be helpful as well.