Quick facts

There are 14 sites across 6 provinces and 1 territory implementing the ACCESS Open Minds framework in youth mental health settings.


Over 75% of mental health problems first appear between early adolescence and young adulthood.

(Source: Kessler, Chiu, & Demler, 2005)


ACCESS Open Minds has trained 132 clinicians, service providers, and team personnel at sites across Canada.

Currently, there are 14 ACCESS clinicians, 2 ACCESS lay health workers, and 10 ACCESS research personnel working at sites across Canada.


Since 2016, over 800 youth (and counting!) have been seen at ACCESS Open Minds sites across Canada.


The ACCESS Open Minds project is funded until March 2021.