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A national research network connecting youth, families and carers, researchers, service providers and policy makers to improve youth mental health care in Canada.

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Participate in our summer contest! (Rules and information)

Contests & Prizes – oh my! Do you like contests? What about prizes? Over the course of the summer we will be releasing trivia questions on our social media platforms related to our newest and largest publication to date. If you haven’t heard about it yet, head on over to this page to find out…

The ACCESS Open Minds Supplement (our newest publication)!!

Step right up to read ACCESS Open Minds’ latest publication: a special issue all about ‘ACCESS Open Minds: Transforming Youth Mental Health Services Across Canada’. It’s our biggest one yet, with transformation stories from 7 ACCESS Open Minds sites and 7 invited commentaries (from our three councils and youth mental health experts). “This supplement will…

ACCESS OM Chatham-Kent celebrates their 1 year anniversary at their new location

As we start to anticipate the upcoming summer months, our friends at ACCESS Open Minds Chatham-Kent have even more to be excited about – they will be celebrating their 1 year anniversary at their 140 King Street location! To celebrate this milestone, ACCESS OM Chatham-Kent will be hosting a community meetup complete with food, fun…

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In the Media

Mike Weir launches drive for ACCESS Open Minds Sarnia site

Canadian golf pro Mike Weir recently launched a drive for the development of a new ACCESS Open Minds Sarnia site. The Mike Weir Foundation has pledged to match donations up to $200,000 for an ACCESS Open Minds Sarnia site that would serve youth aged 11 to 25 in the community. “It’s almost like 7 out of 10 people…

Ulukhaktok youth can connect with their culture following rink transformation

Following the launch of their new youth space, Ulukhaktok youth can now better connect with their culture following the transformation of their old skating rink. Cabin Radio recently wrote an article on the launch of the new youth space in Ulukhaktok, NT. The article covers the transformation of the curling rink into a space for older youth…

Three cheers for the launch of the new youth space in Ulukhaktok!

Mental Health and Wellness Programming Adapted to the Youth of Ulukhaktok Together in partnership with the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) and the Ulukhaktok Community Corporation, ACCESS Open Minds Ulukhaktok, NWT is celebrating the public launch of the ACCESS OM youth space. This public launch event will take place on Thursday, July 25, 2019 starting at…


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