If you’re caring for a young person and are feeling stuck, lost or helpless when it comes to understanding and supporting them, you don’t want to miss YSB’s upcoming Mind Matters event:

Today’s Teenage Brain

Learn about the basics of brain development during adolescence, as well as the impacts of mental health, depression, anxiety, stress and substance use on the teenage brain.

Leading us in conversation will be Dr. Gandy, Psychiatrist with YSB’s Bridges Program, Child and Youth Psychiatrist at CHEO and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa.
Joining him will be YSB Mental Health Counselor Kim Cluff, as well a parent who has helped their teen reach out and benefit from support.
Speakers will also present on how to best respond and support your young person. Time will be dedicated to your questions.

                                              Date: Tuesday September 24, 2019
7:30 to 9:00am
                                                                                              Location: Grounded Kitchen, (100 Gloucester St. Ottawa)
                                                                                     Tickets: $25.00 (Includes coffee and a light breakfast)

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This is an excellent opportunity to better understand the young person in your life and the most effective ways to support them.

Bring your spouse, partner, a friend or colleague and leave with a better understanding of your teen and how to best support them.


The Mind Matters event series provides practical youth mental health information and guidance to parents, family members, educators and the community. The goal of the series is to share experiences and learnings, and to understand strategies to foster healthy resilient young people. Mind Matters highlights and supports youth mental health services offered by YSB.

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