Resource Guide: Canadian Edition

The web resource guide to accompany Parenting Through the Storm: How to Handle the Highs, the Lows, and Everything In Between by Ann Douglas (HarperCollins Canada, January 2015), a guide to parenting a child with a mental health, neurodevelopmental, or behavioural challenge. The resource guide for the US and International edition of Parenting Through the Storm (Guilford Press, September 2016) can be found at the back of the book.

The following websites contain articles, tip sheets, downloadable apps, and other resources about parenting a child with a mental health, neurodevelopmental, or behavioural challenge.

National (Canadian) Mental Health, Neurodevelopmental, and Behavioural Resources

Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada

Autism Society Canada

Bell Let's Talk

Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health

Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention

Canadian Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviours Support Network

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Initiative

Canadian Coalition of Alternative Mental Health Resources

Canadian Mental Health Association

Canadian Red Cross: Violence, Bullying, and Abuse Prevention

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Centre for ADHD Awareness Canada

Centre for Suicide Prevention

Do it For Daron

Healthy Minds Canada

Institute of Families (National Institute of Families for Child and Youth Mental Health)

Kids Help Phone

Mind Your Mental Health

Mind Your Mind

Mood Disorders Society of Canada

My New Head

National Eating Disorder Information Centre

National Network for Mental Health

Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research

Parenting Through the Storm (the official website for the book of the same name)

Partners for Mental Health

Schizophrenia Society of Canada

Teen Mental Health

The Jack Project 

National Associations (Canadian)

Canadian Association for Child and Play Therapy

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

Canadian Association of Social Workers

Canadian Education Association

Canadian Federation of Mental Health Nurses

Canadian Nurses Association

Canadian Paediatric Society (and Caring for Kids website for parents)

Canadian Pharmacists Association

Canadian Psychological Association

Canadian Psychiatric Association

Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology

College of Family Physicians of Canada

Dietitians of Canada

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Canada

Federal Government Resources

Canada Revenue Agency: Persons with Disabilities

Health Canada: Canada's Food Guide

Health Canada: Drug Product Database

Children's Mental Health Policy (Canadian)

Children's Health Policy Centre, Simon Fraser University

Evergreen: A Child and Youth Mental Health Framework for Canada

Mental Health Commission of Canada: Mental Health Strategy

Research Networks and Labs

Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Laboratory: Concordia University

Anxiety Studies: University of Waterloo

Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments

Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction (CARMHA)

Centre of Knowledge on Healthy Child Development

Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development

Human Early Learning Partnership

MacAnxiety Research Centre

Mood Disorders Centre of Excellence, UBC Hospital

Mood Disorders Psychopharmacology Unit, University Health Network

PrevNet: Promoting Relationships and Eliminating Violence Network

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

Provincial and Territorial Resources


Canadian Mental Health Association: Alberta Division

The Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorder

Schizophrenia Society of Alberta

The Support Network

British Columbia

Anxiety BC

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

Canadian Mental Health Association: British Columbia Division

Crisis Line Association of BC

The F.O.R.C.E. (Families Organized for Recognition and Care Equality) Society of Kids' Mental Health

FRIENDS for Life Parent Program

From Grief to Action

Here to Help

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

Mind Check

Mood Disorders Association of British Columbia


Psychosis Sucks


Anxiety Disorders Association of Manitoba

Canadian Mental Health Association: Manitoba Division

Manitoba Schizophrenia Society

Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba

OCD Centre Manitoba

New Brunswick

Canadian Mental Health Association: New Brunswick Division

Schizophrenia Society of New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador

Canadian Mental Health Association: Newfoundland and Labrador

Consumers' Health Awareness Network Newfoundland and Labrador

Schizophrenia Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Northwest Territories

Canadian Mental Health Association: Northwest Territories Division

Nova Scotia

Canadian Mental Health Association: Nova Scotia Division

Nova Scotia Early Psychosis Program

Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia

Self-Help Connection


Anxiety Disorders Association of Ontario

Asperger's Society of Ontario

Best Start: Ontario's Maternal, Newborn, and Early Child Development Resource Centre

Canadian Mental Health Association: Ontario Division

Children's Mental Health Ontario


Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere

Kerry's Place

Mood Disorders Association of Ontario

Ontario Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Network

Ontario Peer Development Initiative

Ontario Special Needs Roadmap

Parents for Children's Mental Health

Parents' Lifelines of Eastern Ontario

People for Education

Pro Bono Law Ontario: Child Advocacy Project

Self-Help Resource Centre

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre: Family Navigation Project

The New Mentality

York ASD Partnership

Youth Mental Health in Education Action Group


Prince Edward Island

Canadian Mental Health Association: Prince Edward Island Division



L' Association Troubles de l'Humeur et d'Anxiété au Québec

La Clé des Champs

Québec Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation


Société Québécoise de la Schizophrénie


Canadian Mental Health Association: Saskatchewan Division

Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan


Canadian Mental Health Association: Yukon Division

International Resources

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Anxiety in Teens

Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Inc.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

The Balance Mind Parent Network

Bipolar Disorder Magazine

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Bring Change 2 Mind

Center for Clinical Interventions

Center on Early Adolescence

Child Mind Institute

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Embrace the Future Resiliency Resource Centre

Freedom from Fear



International OCD Foundation

International Society for Affective Disorders

International Society for Bipolar Disorders

Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation

LD Online: Learning Disabilities and ADHD

Let's Erase the Stigma

Living Life to the Full


Medline Plus: Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Medline Plus: Herbs and Supplements

Medline Plus: Teen Mental Health

Men Get Eating Disorders Too


Mental Health Foundation


National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Autism Fact Sheet

National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse

Nurturing Environments

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Orygen Youth Health

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Selective Mutism Group: Childhood Anxiety Network

Social Anxiety Association

The Stanley Medical Research Institute

Stress Recess (University of Texas Counseling and Mental Health Center)



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