Primary and Secondary Resources
Mental Health and High School: CMHA website which provides information, support, links and personal stories for students, educators and parents.
Ministry of Children and Youth Services: Learn more about new services and supports for students and how to access them.
Parents for Children’s Mental Health: Hosted by parents of children who use the mental health services of Ontario, this site has articles on advocating for your child in the school system.
School based Mental Health and Substance Abuse Consortium: This Mental Health Commission of Canada supported a comprehensive research project (2009-2012) to determine the current state of mental health and substance use programs and practices in Canadian schools. The site includes a database of program resources based on a scan of Canadian practices, a research review and a survey.
The Centre for Innovation on Campus Mental Health (CICMH): helps Ontario’s colleges and universities enhance capacity to support student mental health and well-being.
Your Education – Your Future: Funding Your Education: Information for college and university students on financial planning and assistance.
Ontario Student Assistance Program: Ontario government bursaries and grants for students with disabilities.
NEADS Financial Aid Directory: The Financial Aid Directory from the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) includes national and regional grants, bursaries and scholarships for students with disabilities.
CMHA Peel Davidson Scholarship Fund: Davidson Scholarship Fund is awarded by CMHA, Peel Branch to residents of Peel who are consumers pursuing education or taking a course that will lead them to work. Awards are between $400 and $800, depending on the number of eligible applicants. Members and residents of programs sponsored by CMHA, Peel Branch are given priority.
Lilly-MDAO Moving Lives Forward award: The Mood Disorders Association of Ontario offers financial assistance to help recipients with mood disorders acquire the educational and vocational skills necessary to secure jobs and regain their lives.