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How to handle back-to-school anxiety
It's not uncommon for children of all ages to feel anxiety about going back to school.  Chrisite Hayos, social worker at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, offers tips for a smoother transition back to class.
September 11, 2013
City Parent

A system that fails troubled teens
One family finds out-of-country help, but most kids with multiple illnesses fall through holes in the health care safety net
June 27, 2013
By Gayle MacDonald, The Globe and Mail

Hincks-Dellcrest hosts announcement by The Honourable Teresa Piruzza, Minister of Children and Youth Services
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre was the site of an announcement by The Honourable Teresa Piruzza, Minister of Children and Youth Services, who outlined how the Ontario government’s Mental Health and Addictions Strategy is benefitting more young people.  Note:  Commentary is in Chinese language.
June 23, 2013
New Tang Dynasty Television

Stars Give Back:  etalk at ONE NIGHT STAND 2013
David Sutcliffe, Natalie Brown, and k-os were among the celebrities who were part of ONE NIGHT STAND: Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health
June 13, 2013
etalk

Photos from the One Night Stand party:  Taking a Stand for Children's Mental Health
Taking a stand for children's mental health, this fun charity party was hosted by David Sutcliffe (CBC-TV's Cracked and Gilmore Girls) and Natalie Brown (also from CBC-TV's Cracked) at The Burroughes
May 31, 2013
By Nick, BestofToronto.net

Parties:  One Night Stand 2013
Photos from ONE NIGHT STAND: Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health
May 29, 2013
By Tyler Rumi and Ryan Emberley, Compendium Daily (C Daily)

One Night Stand Takes on Children's Mental Health
ONE NIGHT STAND: Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health takes on mental illness long after the event ends
May 28, 2013
By Tiffany Leigh, View the Vibe

Hincks-Dellcrest Fundraising Gala
David Sutcliffe, k-os and more support Hincks-Dellcrest's One Night Stand
May 27, 2013
CBC Live

The Stand
Out in support of The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, celebrities gather at ONE NIGHT STAND: Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health
May 27, 2013
Filler Magazine

Hincks-Dellcrest Centre helps youth facing mental health issues
Fundraiser planned for May 23
May 13, 2013
By Justin Skinner, City Centre Mirror

Have a One Night Stand with David Sutcliffe, k-os and Yasmin Warsame
If you want to make a difference in a child's life, one suggestion:  party all night with a TV star, a supermodel and a rapper
May 9, 2013
By Leah Collins, CBC Live

What Makes a Child At Risk for Mental Health Problems?
What makes a child at risk for mental health problems?  What obstacles block a child's development?  Dr. Nancy Cohen, Director of Research at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre and Hincks-Dellcrest's Gail Appel Institute, discusses.
May 7, 2013
TVO Parents

How do Bonding Problems Impact Child Development?
How do bonding problems, or problems with attachment, impact a child's development?  Dr. Nancy Cohen, Director of Research at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre and Hincks-Dellcrest's Gail Appel Institute, discusses.
May 7, 2013
TVO Parents

How is Language Development Linked to Mental Health?
How are language problems and mental health issues linked?  How are they confused?  Dr. Nancy Cohen, Director of Research at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre and Hincks-Dellcrest's Gail Appel Institute, discusses.
May 7, 2013
TVO Parents

The Mental Health of At-Risk Kids
TVOParents.com caught up with some of the world's leading experts on childhood mental health at the Expanding Horizons for the Early Years Conference
May 7, 2013
By Sarah Michaelis, TVO Kids

The Mental Health of Young Children:  A Program to Help
Dr. Nancy Cohen, Director of Research at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre and Hincks-Dellcrest's Gail Appel Institute, discusses "Handle with Care", a program that promotes childhood mental health in child care
May 7, 2013
TVO Parents

What is the Goal of "Handle with Care"?
Dr. Nancy Cohen, Director of Research at The Hincks-Dellcrst Centre and Hincks-Dellcrest's Gail Appel Institute, discusses the goal of "Handle with Care", a program that promotes childhood mental health in child care
May 7, 2013
TVO Parents

Talking to Young Kids About Big Feelings
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre has created four videos fetauring mental health therapists and puppets acting out what it's like for kids to talk to a therapist about how they feel
May 6, 2013
TVO Kids

Student mental health needs attention, TDSB says
No one said adolescence would be easy, but a new report from Canada's largest school board is quantifying student stress in the modern classroom
February 12, 2013
CP24 / The Canadian Press

What is Attachment and Why is it Important?
Young children need to have a secure relationship with at least one parent or caregiver to develop socially, emotionally, and cognitively.  Find out what you can do at home to nurture that relationship.
January 24, 2013
TVO Parents

The importance of healthy eating for children
[Article in Chinese language]
December 2, 2012
Ming Pao Daily News

Gay etiquette:  What you should stop asking same-sex parents
Dr. Marshall Korenblum, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's psychiatrist-in-chief, weighs in on the negative effect of intrusive questions for children in alternative families
November 29, 2012
By Tralee Pearce, The Globe and Mail

Helping Family Caregivers Caring for Children with Mental Health Challenges
An interview with Dr. Marshall Korenblum, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Psychiatrist-in-Chief
November 26, 2012
By Dr. Gordon Atherley, Family Caregivers Unite!, VoiceAmerica

Tractor donated to Hincks-Dellcrest Farm program
The Gordon and Ruth Gooder Foundation, which helps youth at risk, has donated a much-needed tractor to The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Farm program
October 24, 2012
By Erika Engel, The Blue Mountains Courier-Herald

Road to murder:  How Terri Lynne McClintic became a killer
With comments from Dr. Marshall Korenblum, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Psychiatrist-in-Chief
October 13, 2012
16x9 (Global TV)

How to bond with your baby
For new parents, bonding can be an evolving process
September 17, 2012
By Judy Silver, ParentsCanada

Discipline:  When siblings need different approaches
What do you do when different siblings require opposite approaches to discipline? 
September 2012
By Abigail Cukier, Today's Parent

One Night Stand fundraiser
Photos and details from One Night Stand: Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health, The Hincks-Dellcrest Foundation's annual fundraiser for young professionals
July 2012
By Jody Glaser, SNAP Downtown Toronto

The Science of Giving
The overwhelming generosity of thousands of strangers will bestow a new life to bullied bus monitor Karen Klein.  Psychologists say that empathy, coupled with the viral video that depicts the verbal attacks hurled at Klein, are at the root of the flood of donations. 
June 26, 2012
By Beatrice Paez, Global News

Programs for newcomers help families adapt to Canadian life
Information about The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Growing Together program
Summer 2012
The Parliament Street News

Conference looking at social barriers welcomes children's rights wunderkind
Craig Keilburger was the keynote speaker at the Winds of Change 5: Conversations on the Margins, a conference produced and organized by The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre - Gail Appel Institute in collaboration with the University of Ottawa, the Glebe Institute, and BRIDGES Institute.  Conference organizers say breaking social barriers can give a boost to mental health therapy and community work.
June 15, 2012
By Nouran Abdellatif, Metro News Ottawa

How to handle your scaredy-cat child
Is your child a nervous Nellie, timid about trying new things?  Here's how to handle your scaredy-cat. 
June 2012
By Abigail Cukier, Today's Parent

Raise a Child's Smile: "Mad Men" Style
Photos and details from The Hincks-Dellcrest Foundation's annual gala fundraiser
June 2012
By Jody Glaser, SNAP Downtown Toronto

ANXIETY AND KIDS:  5 ways to tame monsters under the bed
Dr. Robin Alter, Hincks-Dellcrest Centre psychologist, offers tools to help kids use their imaginations to chase monsters and other worries from their minds
May 25, 2012
By Brandie Weikle, Toronto Star

Party photos of the week:  Raise a Child's Smile
On May 9, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre held their annual Raise a Child's Smile gala fundraiser, themed "'Mad Men' style", at the Arcadian Court in Toronto
May 17, 2012
By Laura Serra, The Globe and Mail

Project seeks to get teens talking about depression
The Depression Project seeks to raise awareness about depression and other forms of mental illness among youth
May 17, 2012
By Frank Stirk, ChristianWeek

Childhood anxiety:  Just Like You storybook sheds light on what it's like to be a child with anxiety
With comments from Dr. Sarah Kibblewhite, staff psychologist at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, and a reference to Anxiety and the Gift of Imagination by The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Dr. Robin Alter
May 15, 2012
By Andrea Gordon, Toronto Star

Mental health website helps parents
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's ABCs of Mental Health helps parents determine which emotions and behaviours are a normal part of development, and which might indicate a potential mental health problem
May 11, 2012
The Hanna Herald

Anxiety and Imagination
Hincks-Dellcrest psychologist Dr. Robin Alter explains how a vivid imagination can cause childhood anxiety and how to help kids deal with it
April 26, 2012
By Cheryl Jackson, TVO Parents

Childhood Depression:  A Parent's Primer
Depression is the most common childhood mental illness.  Dr. Marshall Korenblum, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Psychiatrist-in-Chief, explains why and provides a primer on how to spot depression in your child - and what to do about it.
April 25, 2012
By Cheryl Jackson, TVO Parents

YOUR CHILD'S HEALTHY MIND:  Helping children let go of anxiety
Your Child's Healthy Mind is a monthly column by Donna Duncan, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's President and CEO
April 19, 2012
By Donna Duncan for InsideToronto.com

Dr. Diane Philipp on child temperament
Dr. Diane Philipp, a child psychiatrist at Toronto's Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, explains child temperament and how it can affect a child's success in school and life
March 29, 2012
By Cheryl Jackson, TVO Parents

YOUR CHILD'S HEALTHY MIND:  Help your child overcome anxiety
Your Child's Healthy Mind is a monthly column by Donna Duncan, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's President and CEO
March 22, 2012
By Donna Duncan for InsideToronto.com

Mental illness is everyone's problem
Mental illness doesn't just impact sufferers, it also affects their families, friends and co-workers
March 19, 2012
By Angela Mombourquette, The Chronicle Herald

Health:  How kids can cope with anxiety
Hincks-Dellcrest Centre psychologist Dr. Robin Alter has met with more than 10,000 children and families over the course of her career, many of whom suffered from anxiety
March 13, 2012
The Morning Show, Global Toronto
 
YOUR CHILD'S HEALTHY MIND:  Everyone needs to fight bystanderism when it comes to bullying
Your Child's Healthy Mind is a monthly column by Donna Duncan, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's President and CEO
February 16, 2012
By Donna Duncan for InsideToronto.com

Spotting the signs and symptoms
Dr. Marshall Korenblum, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Psychiatrist-in-Chief, appears on Canada AM's Youth Mental Health Town Hall on Bell Let's Talk Day
February 8, 2012
By Beverly Thomson, Canada AM

My job could be your life:  James McCarthy, Child and Youth Worker
The Grid's career advice column talks to James McCarthy, Child and Youth Worker in The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's City Residential program
February 6, 2012
By Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy, The Grid

Could your child's behaviour be related to a mental health issue?
Normal or not?  The ABCs of Mental Health, an online resource for teachers and parents developed by The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, can help answer questions
January 27, 2012
By Sara Curtis, ParentsCanada

YOUR CHILD'S HEALTHY MIND:  Getting help quickly key to helping children with mental illness
Your Child's Healthy Mind is a monthly column by Donna Duncan, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's President and CEO
January 19, 2012
By Donna Duncan for InsideToronto.com

Would you let your son or daughter have sex at home?
Following a Maclean's feature on Dutch versus American attitudes, Dr. Marshall Korenblum, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, weighs in with advice for parents
November 1, 2011
By Rima Kar, CityNewsToronto

Children's mental health:  what you need to know
Today's Parent / RBC cross-Canada survey reveals how much - and how little - parents know about what's going on inside young minds 
November 2011
By Rhea Seymour, Today's Parent

Bosom Buddies:  How Dads can bond with their baby
Like any relationship, bonding and attachment with baby need to build over time
October 19, 2011
By Glen Herbert, ParentsCanada

More funding and services needed for children's mental health
With Mental Illness Awareness Week coming to a close, thousands of children and youth are still not receiving the care they need
October 6, 2011
By Alisha Parchment, The Daily Planet

Accused teen killer commits suicide
An Ontario high school is in mourning after a 17-year-old student is found dead, and her alleged killer jumps off a highway overpass
September 19, 2011
By Jennifer Tryon, Global National

Hazardous cartoons
Four-year-olds who watched nine minutes of the fast-paced cartoon SpongeBob Squarepants showed temporary attention and learning problems, researchers found
September 12, 2011
By Kelly Crowe, The National, CBC Television

What is Attachment and Why is it Important?
Young children need to have a secure relationship with at least one parent or caregiver in order to develop socially, emotionally, and cognitively.  In a nutshell, that is the premise of attachment theory.
August 29, 2011
By Sarah Michaelis, TVO Parents

Is publicly humilitating your child a form of abuse?
With comments from Dr. Marshall Korenblum, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
August 26, 2011
By Madeleine White, The Globe and Mail

In blogs they trust
The effect of fashion blogs on teenage girls
August 20, 2011
By Angela Hickman, National Post

Monte Kwinter's Annual Community BBQ
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre was among the organizations represented at this annual community event
July 17, 2011
By Jayson De Leon, SNAP North York

Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health
Photos and details from One Night Stand:  Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health
July 2011
By Fraser Douglas, SNAP Downtown Toronto

Ottawa funds innovative mental health projects
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre receives $2.4 million to adapt "Handle with Care" program
June 12, 2011
By Kharl Prado, Calgary Beacon

Party photos of the week:  One Night Stand:  Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health
Photos from One Night Stand:  Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health (see photos 9-11)
June 9, 2011
By Laura Serra, The Globe and Mail

Self-injury stats:  Nearly 50 Canadians hospitalized daily because of intentional self-injury
With comments from Dr. Marshall Korenblum, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
June 8, 2011
By Kelly Crowe, The National, CBC Television

One Night Stand at Steam Whistle
Photos and details from One Night Stand:  Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health
June 2011
By Jacqueline Nicosia, Notable.ca

Raise a Child's Smile
Photos and details from the Raise a Child's Smile gala
June 2011
By Fraser Douglas, SNAP Downtown Toronto

Party photos of the week:  Raise a Child's Smile gala
Photos from Raise a Child's Smile 2011:  Night Magic, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's annual gala fundraiser (see photos 16-20)
May 16, 2011
By Laura Serra, The Globe and Mail

When should parents seek help?
Tips from Dr. Marshall Korenblum, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre (page two)
May 6, 2011
From Mental Health and Wellness, an independent supplement to the National Post
Publisher:  Brittney Blake, Mediaplanet

Mental health:  When is there a problem?
With comments from Ellen Katz, Coordinator of Social Work Education and Senior Clinician, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
May 2011
By Lynda Cranston, Today's Parent

Stats and Facts:  It's Children's Mental Health Week
Information from The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
May 3, 2011
By Lisa Tabachnick Hotta, Kids & Mental Health blog

Care for newcomers
Dental information clinic at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Growing Together site provides help to local families (page five)
April 17, 2011
From Oral Health, an independent supplement to the National Post
Publisher:  Brandon Luckino, Mediaplanet

Mental health:  When is there a problem?
Identifying the signs and symptoms of mental health problems - and what you can do for your child
April 11, 2011
By Lynda Cranston, Today's Parent

Young viral video star fuels ethics, privacy debate
With comments from Dr. Marshall Korenblum, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
March 30, 2011
By James Keller, The Canadian Press

Self-harm videos a worrying trend
With comments from Dr. Marshall Korenblum, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
February 22, 2011
By Nancy J. White, Toronto Star

Children's Mental Health featured on Daytime Toronto
An interview with Dr. Marshall Korenblum, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
January 18, 2011
Hosted by Val Cole, Daytime Toronto, Rogers Television (Toronto)

Volunteers reap many benefits
Rani Manogaran, staff member at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's "Growing Together" program, first got involved as a new Canadian who wanted to help others.
January 11, 2011
By Jessica Hume, Toronto Star

'Sins of the fathers' can weigh heavily on sons
With comments from Dr. Marshall Korenblum, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
December 17, 2010
By Tralee Pearce, The Globe and Mail

Creating a less stressful Christmas
Make the season about memories rather than gifts
December 6, 2010
By Maria Tzavaras, InsideToronto.com

Support for Healthy Minds
Mental illness a huge concern in Ontario classrooms
December 2010
By Melodie McCullough, Professionally Speaking

How to Nurture Toddler Self-Esteem
Dr. Nancy Cohen, Director of Research at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre and an attachment expert, outlines specific ways to nurture pride, confidence and self-esteem in young children
November 18, 2010
TVOParents

Why are Kids with Receptive Language Issues at Risk?
How receptive language problems can affect attachment and overall child development
November 18, 2010
TVOParents

How are Attachment and Language Linked?
Attachment and language experts discuss how language development is dependent on the parent/child bond
November 18, 2010
TVO Parents

Does My Child Need a Therapist?
Letting a professional help guide you through the dark days of growing up
November 5, 2010
By Diana Ballon, ParentsCanada

The last man who believes in something
Ken Dryden, MP for York Centre, praises The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre in the House of Commons
October 25, 2010
By Aaron Wherry, Macleans.ca

What is Attachment and Why is it Important?
With comments from Dr. Nancy Cohen, Director of Research, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
September 27, 2010
By Sarah Michaelis, TVOParents

Baby in Charge:  The Case for Child-Directed Playtime
Watch, Wait and Wonder, a study conducted at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, shows benefit of child-led play
September 2010
By Alexandra Kimball (Research by Sheila Street), Together Family magazine

Age distorts ADHD diagnoses in kindergartners, studies say
Research suggests immaturity is confused with disorder - and many children could be misdiagnosed
August 18, 2010
By Tralee Pearce, The Globe and Mail

Suicidal teens need more help
Most experts agree fewer youths would be dying if not for the long and winding road parents must travel to find much-needed, life-saving, help for their kids
July 12, 2010
By Chris Doucette, Toronto Sun

Family Fair, hosted by The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
Photographic coverage of Family Fair, an annual community event held at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Sheppard Avenue site
July 2010
By Fraser Douglas, SNAP North York

One Night Stand:  Take a Stand for Children's Mental Health
Photographic coverage of The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's newest fundraiser
July 2010
By Kimberly Davidson, SNAP Downtown Toronto

Internet warps reality of those battling disorders
For adolescents battling eating disorders, self-injury or suicidal impulses, the Internet is both friend and foe, providing a desperately needed sense of camaraderie while also potentially reinforcing destructive behaviours
June 28, 2010
By Shannon Proudfoot, Canwest News Service

Mental health of adopted children:  risks and protective factors
Adoption is becoming increasingly popular, however there is an underlying concern that adopted children are at greater risk for mental health problems
June 21, 2010
By Kimberly Humphreys, AboutKidsHealth.ca

Is Your Child Normal?
Dr. Wendy Roberts and Dr. Marshall Korenblum describe child developmental milestones
June 16, 2010
By Cheryl Jackson, Your Voice, TVO

Raise A Child's Smile 2010
Photographic coverage of Raise A Child's Smile, The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's annual gala fundraiser
June 2010
By Kimberly Davidson, SNAP Downtown Toronto

ADHD boy wants anonymity:  'He doesn't want to be a joke'
The stigma for children who are diagnosed with ADD and ADHD remains strong
May 1, 2010
By Judy Gerstel, Toronto Star

Lacking parental support, teens seek out peers and parties
A young woman tells how she took drugs and got into the party scene to deal with depression and family problems
May 1, 2010
By Alexandra Posadzki, Toronto Star

What's the key to great children?  A great marriage, author says
'Put The Kids Second'
April 3, 2010
By Kenyon Wallace, National Post

Coercion adds to trauma
If the appearance of U.S. child deprogrammer Richard Warshak at a national judges' conference in Toronto portends acceptance of his ideas, it's more than troubling; it's downright terrifying
February 9, 2010
Globe Editorial, The Globe and Mail

Friendship Circle widens horizons for 100 children
The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Friendship Circle is a welcoming place for new and homegrown children
November 28, 2009
By Leslie Ferenc, Toronto Star

Why the screen often beats the couch
Web-based technologies are revolutionizing mental health treatment and care
November 13, 2009
By Andre Picard, The Globe and Mail

Learning Through Play International Conference
Photographic coverage of the Community Forum, held at The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre's Sheppard Avenue site in conjunction with the Learning Through Play International Conference
September 2009
By Jason Farrugia, SNAP North York

Toronto-based program aims to teach through play
A parent education program developed by The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre is making a difference in the lives of children and parents around the world
August 14, 2009
By Justin Skinner, City Centre Mirror

In Praise of … The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre
Helping children develop into emotionally healthy adults
August 2009
B Magazine

From the Crib to the Bed
Helping your toddler overcome sleeping problems
April 15, 2008
By Dr. Sarah Landy, ParentsCanada

Good Night, Sleep Tight
Establishing and maintaining good sleeping patterns for your baby
April 10, 2008
By Dr. Sarah Landy, ParentsCanada

Does your baby need therapy?
Sarah Elton tried everything to get her infant to sleep.  Then someone suggested psychotherapy.
March 13, 2007
By Sarah Elton, Today's Parent

Baby's Bedtime Routine
Understanding your baby's sleeping patterns
March 13, 2007
By Dr. Sarah Landy, ParentsCanada

How will families manage?
Without additional funding, cuts are expected this year at children's mental health centres across the province, which are sagging under demand and faced with wait times that can exceed a year.
February 2, 2007
By Andrea Gordon, Toronto Star