Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a recurrent and severe mood disorder that affects 1-5% of Canadian teens. The disorder...
Youth mental health
This page features info from Sunnybrook’s division of youth psychiatry
The signs and symptoms of a mood disorder such as depression — and where to get help.
Many adults with bipolar disorder have children, and many of those children demonstrate some form of psychiatric symptoms including anxiety and...
Families struggle to find mental health resources for their children. Keep looking. There are services that can make a life-saving difference.
The most important thing parents can do to support their child at university/college: keep open lines of communication and a non-judgmental stance.
It's estimated 2 million Canadian youth are impacted by mental health and addictions, yet only 1 in 5 receive specialized treatment.
The Family Navigation Project offers the expertise of navigators that personally guide families to the mental-health help and resources they need.
Say something and support the victim, because in an environment that allows bullying, you may be next.
Question: My daughter is avoiding school and has a lot of anxiety and seems to be depressed. Can you help us?
Things to consider when deciding whether a moody teen may need professional evaluation for bipolar disorder.