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The ACCESS Open Minds Network is developing evidence and stakeholder informed materials related to youth mental health in Canada. Remember to check back, as new materials will be regularly posted!

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Learnings from the ACCESS Open Minds project in Ulukhaktok

An implementation guide for integrated youth services as a complement to existing services from the ACCESS Open Minds project in Ulukhaktok (Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories).

Presentation: A proven way to transforming youth mental health in Indigenous communities

A presentation showcasing how ACCESS Open Minds has transformed youth mental health in Indigenous communities.

Continuing and Growing a Network of Indigenous Youth Mental Health and Wellness Services

Read about what ACCESS Open Minds Indigenous Youth Mental Health and Wellness Services look like and why it’s so important to sustain them.

Our roles are not at ease: The work of engaging a youth advisory council in a mental health services delivery organization

Authors: Eugenia Canas, Nadine Wathen, Helene Berman, Paula Reaume-Zimmer & Srividya Iyer

There is growing policy impetus for including youth voices in health services research and health system reform. This article examines the perspectives of professionals in a mental healthcare organization charged with engaging young people as advisors in service transformation.

Family & Carers Council Perspectives

Perspectives on the invaluable contributions made by families and carers in the ACCESS Open Minds project.

Research Digest: Qualitative exploration of best practices working with suicidal behaviour and self-harm

A quick summary of the Best practice when working with suicidal behaviour and self-harm in primary care: a qualitative exploration of young people’s perspectives article by Bellairs-Walsh et al.