Welcome to the ACCESS Open Minds website. By using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to the following terms and conditions. ACCESS OM reserves the right to update or revise these terms and conditions at any time without notice.
For the general public: ACCESS Open Minds aims to connect the audience of this website to youth mental health services in their community. This website does NOT offer clinical advice, and it should not replace proper mental health care. Young people and their families/carers seeking support for their mental health and wellness should consult a qualified mental health professional without delay. Where they are available, ACCESS OM sites can provide such assessment and treatment services for mental health concerns. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis that might need urgent attention, please seek immediate help by calling 911, contacting Kids Help Phone, or going to the closest health clinic or emergency department.
For clinicians: The materials shared on ACCESS Open Minds’ public website (as well as in the password-protected intranet (MyACCESS) – including, but not limited to, training documents and videos) are intended solely for educational purposes. ACCESS OM cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage resulting from a person’s use of or reliance on this information. Any decisions made with respect to providing services or care to an individual person or family rests upon professional evaluation and judgment, in consultation with local supervision, and with the individual(s) seeking support.
Third-party sources: This website features links to external sites as well as resources and tools from third parties. ACCESS OM does not have control over the content found on websites other than its own and therefore cannot be held accountable for the suitability or reliability of such external content.