Behaviour and Mental Health

The City of Ottawa and Ottawa Public Health has put together a series of videos titled "Have That Talk". In part 1, they discuss: Mental Health and My Teen.

Mental health problems affect 1 in 5 Canadians. Also, 75% of all of these problems start before the age of 24 years.

Parents are encouraged to watch these videos ( to learn how they can have that talk about mental health with their child or teen.

We encourage you to share these videos through Facebook, Twitter, or email. By talking about mental health openly, you can help your child become a healthy and resilient adult.