Youth Action Committee Applications Open! Deadline January 2 at noon!

The Youth Action Committee (YAC) is currently recruiting for a Co-Chair 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 […]

Youth Action Committee Launches Youth-Led Policy Project, From Crisis to Quality

THE YOUTH ACTION COMMITTEE IS EXCITED TO LAUNCH ITS THIRD YOUTH-LED POLICY PROJECT AT CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH ONTARIO’S ANNUAL CONFERENCE At the 2018 CMHO Conference, The New Mentality’s and Children’s Mental Health Ontario’s joint Youth Action Committee (YAC) is excited to release their third youth-led policy paper, From Crisis to Quality, which is aimed directly at […]

Response to today’s government announcement and reported elimination of the Ontario Child Advocate Office

Evidence shows that kids and youth are not getting the mental health treatment they deserve, when and where they need it. With the elimination of the Ontario Child Advocate Office, young people will no longer have an independent voice to advocate for them. “Eliminating this office equates to an attempt to muzzle the voices and […]

TNM to host four free safeTALK Trainings in November 2018

In 2018 The New Mentality will host a total of 10 safeTALK trainings across the Province. This project was made possible from a grant received from the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund. This project will improve the New Mentality’s youth and adult allies’ capacity to support suicide first aid in their communities. Through this initiative, […]

Disable The Label 2018 Day-by-Day Walk Through

Each year for the past 11 years, The New Mentality has hosted our annual summer leadership training retreat known as Disable the Label (DTL) for youth organizers in the mental health system. The event brings together over 100 participants, including youth leaders, community organizers, and adult allies from across the province, who gather to learn […]