The Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth recommend Between nine and 11 hours of sleep each night and no more than two hours of recreational screen time per day
Province of Ontario adding more mental health and addiction services in Ottawa
Adolescents who intentionally harm themselves by poisoning or injuring themselves are at risk for repeated self-harm or suicide.
Keynote speaker Matt Young, services manager at Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services, has been working in the youth mental health field for more than 15 years. Photo by Caroline Phillips
Rideauwood councellors take turns staffing satellite services in Gloucester and Kanata to battle opioid overdoses.
Rideauwood Addiction Treatment Centre provides students with Naloxone training at Frederick Banting Alternate School wellness day.