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About Us

Looking for information about mental health, and where to find help? provides the following:   

  • Where to find Mental Health Help via our directory of mental health services and organizations. Our directory is Ontario focused, but does have listings throughout Canada.   
  • Info Sheets: Information about a variety of mental health conditions and topics.
  • Screening Tools: Find out if you or a loved one has a mental health concern with our free, online screening tools.
  • Events Calendar: Information about mental health events in your area. 
  • News Feed: Information about the latest mental health news. 
  • Research directory: Information about research studies in your area.

Who We Are is a non-profit initiative of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) dedicated to improving the mental health of children, youth and families. 


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Promotional Materials


Business card PDF | English | French

Poster PDF | 8x11 Bilingual

One pager description | English One PagerFrench One Pager

History and Timeline



  • was co-founded by Michael Cheng, Child and Family Psychiatrist at CHEO and Amy Martin, Clinician at Crossroads Children's Centre
  • Special thanks to the City of Ottawa and Community Foundation Ottawa for seed funding


  • was an initiative of the Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health.
  • Special thanks to the Ontario Centre of Excellence for its generous support over the years


  • returns to the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) as an initiative to benefit children, youth and families with mental health needs in Eastern Ontario and beyond


Our Volunteers


Special thanks to the generosity of all the volunteers who have contributed to the site (alphabetically), which have included:

  • Mary Velez
  • Sarina Aarenau.
  • Michele A.
  • Alex Birk-Urovitz
  • Monika Dugas
  • Sarah Ghabrial
  • Colombe Lalonde-Jones
  • Kevin Polesello
  • Rebeca S.
  • Denise St-Jean
  • Grace W.
  • And many others...
Land Acknowledgement is based at CHEO (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  
We pay respect to the Algonquin people, who are the traditional guardians of this land. We acknowledge their longstanding relationship with this territory, which remains unceded.
We pay respect to all Indigenous people in this region, from all nations across Canada, who call Ottawa home.
We acknowledge the traditional knowledge keepers, both young and old.
And we honour their courageous leaders: past, present, and future.


This Page Last Updated: Sep 8, 2022
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