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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Lift initiative

Learn more about the Lift initiative, which fosters employment, education, or training for youth alongside mental health and youth-focused services.

Indigenous IYS Network Meeting Shareback

A Shareback report that summarizes the perspectives and ideas that came out of the Indigenous Integrated Youth Services (IYS) Network gathering at the end of April 2023.

Emergency Department Use for Mental Health Problems by Youth in Child Welfare Services

Authors: Kathleen MacDonald,  Lise Laporte, Lyne Desrosiers, and Srividya N. Iyer 

A recent publication that focuses on the emergency department use by youth involved with child welfare services in Montreal, QC (Canada).

Annual Report 2020-2021

Our Annual Report captures our activities, news & events and achievements during this past fiscal year from April 2020 – March 2021.

Research Digest: A picture of the youth accessing mental health services in six Indigenous communities across Canada

A summary of the most recent publication by the ACCESS Open Minds Indigenous Council, presenting the demographical and clinical picture of youth accessing mental health services in six Indigenous communities across Canada.

Demographic and Clinical Presentations of Youth using Enhanced Mental Health Services in Six Indigenous Communities from the ACCESS Open Minds Network

The ACCESS Open Minds Indigenous Council have published their first paper on how their communities implemented strategies to transform youth mental health services.