Child and Youth Mental Health Day

Child and Youth Mental Health Day

Child and Youth Mental Health Day

Date posted: May 5, 2016

May 7th marks the 10th anniversary of Child and Youth Mental Health Day.

At a youth mental health event earlier this year, over 400 high school students were asked “How do you want adults to talk to you about your mental health? What do you want them to say and not say?” Here’s one of their answers:

Do and Don't MH 2016

Their answers were used to inform two tools to help caring adults have a conversation with young people about mental health. Click here for The Unfolding Conversation (youth version and children’s versions).

For more tools and information about mental health of children and youth, visit the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre.

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