7 May 2018

Visiting Skylark’s Walk-in Clinics

Written by Chantelle Brown-Kent, Intake Coordinator & Individual and Family Therapist at Skylark. Skylark operates two walk-in clinics offering free counselling for children and youth. What is a walk-in clinic and who can come? A walk-in clinic is a drop in service that offers free therapy sessions to youth and caregivers on a first come […]

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4 May 2018

Skylark Celebrates: Children’s Mental Health Week

May 7th to May 13th is Children’s Mental Health Week – and we want you to get involved! There are two ways for you to get involved with Skylark’s Mental Health Week – take the #SkylarkSelfCare Challenge and join our GREEN TEAM!   1) The Skylark Self-Care Challenge! Everyone has mental health, and sometimes we […]

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24 August 2017

Skylark Goes to The Boundless School

It has been another successful year where Skylark’s youth have attended The Boundless School! The Boundless School opened in 1984 and offers summer adventure programs for at-risk youth. In partnership with various Ontario-based community agencies including Skylark, these programs give youth the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and step out of their comfort zone. They […]

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25 August 2016

The YouthCan Impact Walk In!

As you may have already heard, YouthCan has recently opened a new walk-in clinic in conjunction with Skylark (formerly Delisle and Oolagen)! It is located in the basement of our 40 Orchard View Blvd office in Midtown Toronto, right at Yonge and Eglinton. Alongside our What’s Up Walk In, we provide cost-free and hassle-free access […]

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5 August 2016

A Visit to The Studio

Recently, our social media team went down to the basement to explore The Studio. The Studio is a LGBTQ positive drop-in space for youth ages 13-21. It’s a place for youth to create art, socialize, do homework, and gain access to food and other resources. It’s also the home of the STARS program for LGBTQ […]

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25 July 2016

Mindful Breathing

Anxiety causes many physiological responses to stress and panic. Breathing problems and hyperventilation are very common with people suffering with anxiety and they can be incredibly distressing. That feeling of panic only increases when your breathing starts speeding up, so sometimes breathing exercises can really help!I know that hearing the phrase “just breathe” is the […]

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