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Umind has been developed  for mental health professionals to access information and share practical tools, knowledge, and training and to help improve the lives of children and youth and their families living with mental health issues. 

This national knowledge exchange initiative is the result of a partnership between the Kids’ Health Links Foundation (KHLF) and the Lutherwood Institute for Children and Youth Mental Health. It is comprised of the generous contributions and collaboration between children and youth mental health treatment and resource centres across Canada. Registered members have access to practical tools, promising interventions, and a network of child and youth mental health professionals.
With over 1,345 registered users around the world, and 900 child and youth mental health professionals participating in our free webinars, the need for the resources we provide continues to rise.

What you may not realize is that while Umind’s resources and webinars are completely free to you, we receive no government funding to operate or grow. Umind and our parent foundation (Kids’ Health Links Foundation) relies on the generosity of donors to ensure that we as professionals have the tools we need to help children cope.

You can help us on Giving Tuesday

November 28th is Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving back. It’s your opportunity to help ensure that you and your colleagues continue to benefit from all that Umind offers. We are hoping that you will consider making a gift to support this free comprehensive online resource for child and youth mental health professionals. With your support, Umind users can continue to:

  • Access our resource library of 1 000+ resources collected from child and youth mental health agencies across Canada and the world. It is updated weekly to advance the work in this sector;
  • Connect through our social media presence on Twitter and Facebook to access the most relevant, up to date, innovative and evidence-based practices;
  • Continue your professional development through our webinars.  Since launching in 2014, more than 900 professionals have participated in our live online educational events that feature topics identified as being most important by Umind’s registered members, delivered by leaders in the mental health profession. The recorded versions have been viewed an additional 1700 times.