My Visit to Northeastern Ontario!

By Mary-Anne Leahy Last week I had the privilege go to northeastern Ontario and visit our three groups with NEOFACS (North Eastern Ontario Family and Children’s Services) in Timmins, Kapuskasing, and Kirkland Lake! There were four things that were clear at the end of this trip! The youth in these groups are dynamic, powerful, and […]

Meet Our 2018 safeTALK Trainers!

In 2018 The New Mentality will travel across the province to deliver 10 safeTALK trainings to over 250 youth and adult allies in order to improve our network’s capacity to support people experiencing suicidal feelings. This training will provide individuals with the knowledge on how to notice and respond to situations where suicidal thoughts might be […]

Youth Action Committee Applications Open! Deadline Jan 28!

The Youth Action Committee (YAC) is currently recruiting Co-Chairs and Committee Members for the 2018 group cycle! About The yac The Youth Action Committee (YAC) is a provincial advisory committee, made up of youth aged 16-25 who work to reduce stigma and improve mental health services for children and youth through youth-led policy recommendations. The […]

Meeting my MPP

By TNM Alumni Amanda Suleiman Honestly speaking, I was a bit apprehensive about setting up a meting with my MPP, partially because I feel really uninformed about how the government works, and my role in it, and I felt like no one would want to hear what I had to say. However, after taking the […]

Disable the Label Demands – 2017 Video Release

We are youth from across Ontario that are advocating on behalf of our ourselves, our loved ones, our peers, our future generations for a mental health system in Ontario that meets our needs, that delivers us effective and compassionate treatment, where and when we need it. We are calling on our government to step up […]