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Ontarians visiting hospital emergency departments for alcohol-relates issues at growing rate, CMAJ study finds

Wendy Leung, in conversation with Jordana Rovet, Skylark’s harm-reduction project coordinator, published in the Globe and Mail, released July 22nd, 2019

Kids’ mental health struggles impact gender wage gap for moms

Brandie Wekle, in conversation with Lydia Sai-Chew, Skylark’s Chief Executive Officer, published in the Toronto Star, released March 7th, 2019

Skylark is helping youth with complex mental health, developmental needs

Joel Levy, in conversation with Enid Grant, Senior Director Children’s Mental Health at Skylark, published in the Toronto Guardian, released Nov 27th, 2019

How Not To F*ck Up Your Kids Too Bad: Audible Podcast on Modern Fatherhood

Stephen Marche, in conversation with Danielle Sutherland, Curriculum Manager at Skylark, published as an Audible Original, released May 31st 2018

Please note that an Audible subscription is required to listen to the podcast.

Debby Nunes: 5 Things I Love About East Side Pride

Opinion piece by Debby Nunes, Youth Outreach Worker at Skylark, published in, June 11 2018 

Young Canadians continue facing discrimination in their personal use of cannabis

Piper Courtenay, in conversation with Danielle Sutherland, Curriculum Manager at Skylark, published in The Georgia Straight, May 16 2018

How to talk to your kids about cannabis

Piper Courtenay, in conversation with Danielle Sutherland, Curriculum Manager at Skylark, published in Straight Cannabis, May 16 2018

Growing Still: Operation Podcast

Skylark’s New Mentality group is creating a podcast called Growing Still, which explores youth perspectives on mental health. The first chapter of the podcast has been devoted to what youth want adults to know about mental health. Check out the teaser trailer.

Skylark Speaks at Senate Committee on Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act

Skylark’s Manager of Curriculum Development, Danielle Sutherland, was invited to speak at the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology on Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. We were honoured to be given the opportunity to represent our youth and share our expertise in drug education and harm reduction.

To watch the entire video visit this page.

Ask the Expert: What should I say when my child comes out?

United Way Toronto & York Region, in conversation with Afi Browne, LGBTQ Youth Outreach Worker at Skylark, published in Imagine a City, January 22, 2018

‘Not just another gym’: MLSE scores community points with LaunchPad facility for youth

Barry Critchley, in conversation with Chip Pitfield, Skylark Board of Director, published in Financial Post, December 22, 2017 

Almost half of Ontario youth miss school because of anxiety, study suggests

Samantha Beattie, in conversation with Lydia Sai-Chew, CEO of Skylark Children, Youth and Families, published in The Star, November 14 2017

Thanksgiving can be tough on mental health of students

Faiza Amin, in conversation with Enid Grant, the Senior Director of Children’s Mental Health at Skylark Children, Youth and Families, published in City News, October 8  2017

Dave McGinn, in conversation with Danielle Sutherland, Curriculum Manager at Skylark, published in The Globe and Mail, September 28 2017

An Investigation into Youth’s Perceptions of their Experience of “Wraparound”

Amy Rossiter, Catherine Blocki-Radeke (Oolagen), Andrea Daley (Oolagen) Marilyn Eisenstat


Growing up with parents with mental health difficulties

Ruth Pluznick and Natasha Kis-Sines, published in The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work, 2008 No. 4


Wraparound Process with Young Homeless Parents

Shehenaz Manji, Social Worker and Principal Investigator, Young Parents No Fixed Address, Toronto Public Health, Toronto, Ontario; Julie Maher, Coordinator, Young Parents No Fixed Address, Oolagen Community Services, Catherine Blocki-Radeke, Supervisor, Oolagen Community Services, Toronto, Ontario, Published in The Newsletter of Infant Mental Health Promotion –IMPrint, Volume 49, Fall 2007

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