Responding to an increased demand for services that do not require youth to be absent from the home, we are very excited to announce the launch of our new In-Home Intensive Program. Facilitated by Toronto’s Lead Agency for Infant, Children and Youth Mental Health (East Metro Youth Services) and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term […]
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 […]
We are pleased to announce the opening of our new recording studio. The studio provides an opportunity for young people to learn new skills, take advantage of some pretty cool equipment, and ultimately to record their own creations. Come on down and learn to rap, make beats, record a song or learn a new instrument. […]
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.
70% of mental health problems have their onset during childhood or adolescence.
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.