Growing up with parents with mental health difficulties, Ruth Pluznick and Natasha Kis-Sines, published in the The International Journal of Narrative Therapy and Community Work, 2008 No. 4 www.dulwichcentre.com.au
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
An Investigation into Youth’s Perceptions of their Experience of “Wraparound”, Amy Rossiter, Catherine Blocki-Radeke (Oolagen), Andrea Daley (Oolagen) Marilyn Eisenstat
Profile A.J. – An open letter to At-Risk Youth
His father left before he was born. His mother had challenges that rendered her unable to take care of him...For the rest of his youth and most of his adolescence, he was in and out of foster homes. Then A.J. came to Oolagen.....
Students at William Lyon MacKenzie Collegiate Institute win a $5,000 grant for Oolagen
Student teams select a social service sector charity, thoroughly research it and complete a site visit. Then they prepare a proposal and request for funding...
Children’s Mental Health Ontario www.cmho.org
Parents for Children’s Mental Heath www.pcmh.ca
Hospital for Sick Children www.sickkids.ca
Children’s Aid Society of Toronto www.torontocas.ca
Catholic Children’s Aid Society www.ccastoronto.on.ca
Jewish Family & Child www.jfandcs.com
Native Child and Family Services www.nativechild.org
|If untreated, young people with mental health issues are at greater risk for dropping out of school, ending up in jail and of not being fully functional members of society in adulthood.
Young people are at higher risk due to family and school pressures, major life changes, bullying and sexual orientation issues.