Counselling Resources for Teens, Parents and Educators in Toronto

Eating Disorders

Eating disorder support
ADHD awareness resources

Counselling Resources for Teens, Parents and Educators in Toronto

National Eating Disorder Information Centre

https://nedic.ca/

F.E.A.S.T. – Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment for Eating Disorders https://www.feast-ed.org/info-for-parents/ – A comprehensive list of resources for parents in their search to help their loved one.

A video on how to talk to a loved about an eating disorder – https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/learn/help/caregivers

Eating disorder treatment options and resources- https://onlinemftprograms.com/eating-disorder-treatment-and-resource-guide/

The fear of fat: The real elephant in the room

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXGwJevjOfs

Eating disorders

https://www.edcatalogue.com/im-hiding-please-see-unmasking-shame/

Award Winning Short Films on Many Topics

Fighting Illness
WindUP

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efGqe1j3RNkht

Child with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD

Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada

Learn about what ADHD is and what it is not, how to support yourself or your child, and where to find support services like workshops, coaching, and therapy.
https://caddac.ca/

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

A comprehensive website to learn more about ADHD and how to advocate and support a loved one with ADHD. CHADD provides free webinars for youth and parents.
CHADD is based in the United States.
https://chadd.org/

ADHD TED talk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWCocjh5aK0

This is what it’s like to live with ADHD

https://www.ted.com/talks/jessica_mccabe_this_is_what_it_s_really_like_to_live_with_adhd_jan_2017?language=en

 

ADHD

Children and adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Child with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Learning Disabilities

Learning disability
Learning disability support
Learning disability support

Learning Disabilities

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario

The go-to resources for youth and parents seeking to better understand a child with a learning disability and how to support them.
https://www.ldao.ca/

LD Online

The world’s leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences.
http://www.ldonline.org/

TED talks & must watch videos

10 TED talks for teens

https://www.moms.com/ted-talks-for-teens/

Anxiety and depression support

Mood Problems – Anxiety and Depression

Kids Help Phone

A 24/7 e-mental health service offering free, confidential support by phone or text to young people across Canada.
KHP has an excellent resource library!
https://kidshelpphone.ca/

Anxiety Canada

A leader in developing free online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety.
https://www.anxietycanada.com/

The Child Mind Institute

An excellent resource centre with a search function (link below) for any mental health issue including anxiety and depression. Find out more and learn how to talk to your child about your concerns around their mental health
https://childmind.org/resources/

Anxiety & Depression

Resources to manage anxiety
Anxiety and depression support

Substance Abuse

Support children who are struggling with mental health
Vaping and substance abuse support
Vaping and substance abuse support

Vaping and Substance Abuse

Drug Free Kids Canada

A national charity dedicated to educating youth and parents about substances. Click on the link for information on all kinds of substances used:
https://www.drugfreekidscanada.org/prevention/dfk-parenting-resources/

Vaping

Information for Parents https://truthaboutvaping.ca/parent/

Information for Youth https://truthaboutvaping.ca/youth/

LGBTQ2S youth support

LGBTQ2S Youth – Toronto Resources

 

Supporting Our Youth (SOY)

An organization that offers programs, groups, housing for LGBT2SQ youth 29 years and under in the Greater Toronto Area.
https://soytoronto.com/

SOY Virtual Bulletin Board (padlet.com) Calendar of events and programs

The 519

A leader in programs and services for LGBT2SQ youth and families.
https://www.the519.org/programs

Central Toronto Youth Services

CTYS is a community mental health centre in downtown Toronto that offers several group program options for LGBT2SQ youth.
https://ctys.org/program/groups/

Friends of Ruby

https://www.friendsofruby.ca

LGBTQ Relationships
Baby

https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2020/09/18/baby-2/

LGBTQ2S Youth Support

Supporting our youth organization
LGBTQ2S youth support

Bullying

Supporting bullied youth
support for teens experiencing bullying
support for teens experiencing bullying

Bullying

Kids Help Phone

A 24/7 e-mental health service offering free, confidential support by phone or text to young people across Canada KHP has an excellent resource library! https://kidshelpphone.ca/

Bullying Canada

A national anti-bullying charity solely dedicated to supporting bullied youth, including online resources and a 24/7 support service by text or phone https://kidshelpphone.ca/

Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network (PREVnet)

A national research hub focused on youth relationships problems including bullying and violence. https://www.prevnet.ca/

Crisis Prevention Institute – What to say to a bully?

https://www.crisisprevention.com/en-CA/Blog/What-Do-You-Say-To-a-Kid-When-They-re-Bullying

Dealing with Bullying
Are you OK?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJsGGsPNakw

Grief and loss support

Grief and loss

What’s your grief – An article to educate parents on how to support a grieving youth.

https://whatsyourgrief.com/helping-a-teenager-deal-with-grief-2/

Bereaved Families Of Toronto

A local organization that provides support groups for children, youth, and adults dealing with grief and loss. https://bfotoronto.ca/

Grief & Loss

Educating parents on how to support a grieving youth
Grief and loss support

Relationships

Healthy relationship
Relationship support
Relationship support

Relationships

Love is Respect is a national resource to support youth becoming informed about dating and healthy relationships as well as intimate partner violence.

https://www.loveisrespect.org/

Kids Help Phone

https://kidshelpphone.ca/tag-cloud/?tags=consent,dating,sexual-health,sexting

Brene Brown on Blame

https://youtu.be/RZWf2_2L2v8

Relationships
The Most Beautiful Thing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IP8psM4LWXk

Parenting

Parenting books for raising confident children
Parenting books
Parenting books

A great resource list for parents.

https://www.rachelsimmons.com/parenting-books/

Parenting

https://www.rachelsimmons.com/parent-tips-parenting-advice/

https://motherwellmag.com/2017/05/30/night-walks-with-my-teens-who-are-about-to-leave-me/

The lesson Brene Brown’s daughter learned about trust

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6442YcvEUH8

Brene Brown on empathy, compassion, and boundaries

https://www.theworkofthepeople.com/boundaries

The Single Most Important Parenting Strategy by Becky Kennedy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=PHpPtdk9rco

 

 

 

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