Turning Point Youth Services

Healthy Minds, Healthy Futures

What's New at TPYS


TPYS and COVID-19

At TPYS, the health and safety of youth, families, caregivers, staff and visitors is a top priority. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and have implemented protection measures based on guidance from Public Health and medical experts. As an agency offering essential services, we continue to…

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Youth Court Screening Project

Turning Point Youth Services is launching a one year pilot project at the Ontario Court of Justice at 311 Jarvis. The project offers each young person with a criminal justice matter at 311 Jarvis the opportunity to take part in a short screening that will help identify youth’s needs in areas including mental health, substance…

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Did you know?


youth looking outside

It is estimated that 10-20% of Canadian youth are affected by a mental illness

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Suicide is among the leading causes of death in 15-25 year old Canadians, second only to accidents. LGBTQ youth are approximately 3 times more likely to attempt suicide than their peers.

youths hanging out

70% of mental health problems have their onset during childhood or adolescence.

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A sense of connectedness, attachment to networks in the community (ie. sports teams, chess clubs, etc.), and access to support services, are all protective factors to combat mental illness.

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