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Youth Programs

All of our programs are free of charge and open to everyone in the community. If you have issues accessing these programs such as transportation, physical or language barriers, please let our program staff know and we will work with you to eliminate this barrier. For more information and to register for our programs, please call the clinic at 705-422-1888.

*Virtual Youth Outreach Program

The Youth Outreach program provides outreach support and aims to reduce barriers many young people face when accessing health services to students at their school. A Registered Nurse is available to support students with their physical wellbeing and mental health navigation. Students can see the nurse for health education, sexual health (healthy relationships, birth control, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy), mental health (anxiety, depression, eating disorder, self harm), smoking, or common illnesses and injuries. All services are free of charge and open to any student. Students can access services on their own or school staff can make a referral. Student supports available through the program include:

Date: Students should contact their guidance office to book an appointment
Location: Available at Collingwood Collegiate Institute, Stayner Collingwood Collegiate Institute, Elmvale District High School & Jean Vanier Catholic High School
Contact: Students should contact their guidance office to book an appointment

Girl Talk Program

This eight-week evidence-based program for young women was developed by CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health). Education about self-esteem, body image, relationships and dealing with stress are discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to express themselves through different artistic projects, discussions, activities and guest speakers. The main purpose of the group is to increase connections between participants, and to provide a safe space to promote positive mental health.

Postponed until further notice.

Learning How to Breathe

Learning to BREATHE (L2B) is a mindfulness-based curriculum created for classroom or group settings. Teenagers will learn how to improve their attention span and emotion regulation, as well as cultivate emotions like gratitude and compassion. Participants will learn how to integrate mindfulness into daily life, and practice their stress management skills. Each session includes age-appropriate discussion, activities, and opportunities to practice mindfulness in a group setting.

Date: Postponed until further notice.

Youth Wellness Presentations

These workshops provide health and wellness education to classrooms in local area high schools. Topics may include: sexual health, healthy eating, stress management and healthy relationships.

Date: Please call for a list of available dates and times
Location: Varies depending on available space
Contact: Alannah Paylor at or 705-422-1888 x 133

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