Job Posting: New Mentality Summer Intern

Job Posting: New Mentality Summer Intern Hourly Wage Rate: $11.40/hour Start Date: June 5, 2017 End Date: August 25, 2017 Number of Hours per Week: 40 THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Apply for this job if you’re a student between the ages of 15-30 who just finished one year of school and are returning for another year (this […]

New Mentality Receives Annualized Funding From MCYS

We are happy to announce that the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) has committed to investing annualized funding for our Youth Action Committee (YAC). We want to thank the Hon. Minister Michael Coteau for his continued support of the YAC and his dedication to improving children’s and youth mental health services in Ontario. The […]

Disable the Label 2017 Registration Opens!

Disable the Label (DTL) is The New Mentality’s annual summer training retreat for young leaders and their adult allies in the mental health system. The event takes place over four days at YMCA Geneva Park in Orillia, Ontario. From Tuesday, July 11 to Friday, July 14 youth and adult allies from across the province gather […]

Shannon Speaks Out Against Bullying #PinkShirtDay

Guest post by Shannon, of The New Mentality Shannon is a 20-year-old mental health activist with a focus on intersectionality and First Nations rights. She has been sharing her story and speaking about mental health for the last six years. Her biggest goals are to inspire younger youth to get help, and to speak out. […]

Minister Coteau and Provincial Advocate Irwin Elman Support Waiting For Change Recommendations

In November 2016 our provincial Youth Action Committee (YAC) met with Minster of Children and Youth Services, Micheal Coteau to discuss their newly released Zine, Waiting For Change. The Waiting for Change Zine is a collection of personal stories and youth-led policy recommendations to address the issue of wait times in the child and youth […]