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Thursday May 4, 2017


Exciting to see so many of our favourite landmarks across the Niagara Region shining green in support of Childrens' Mental Health Awareness Week. The colour green is used to help raise public awareness and show support to children, youth and families dealing with mental health issues. Green signifies new life, new growth and new beginnings. 

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Wednesday May 3, 2017

Pathstone responds to the Netflix series '13 Reasons Why' with a statement and an interview in the local newspaper.

Pathstone CEO, Shaun Baylis was quoted in the Niagara this Week article in response to questions surrounding the Netflix series.  Baylis stated "while it has led to discussion about bullying, sexual assault, victim blaming and other issues, it hasn't necessarily been done in the healthiest way." He added, "young people are already watching the show, and parents, should watch it with them or at least open a dialogue, asking if they've ever had feelings of anxiety"

Read more here:

Click on statement below to


Thursday April 27, 2017

Town of Pelham Proclamation

May 1-7, 2017 is Children's Mental Health Awareness Week!

This week is about increasing awareness of the signs of child and youth mental health problems, decreasing stigma, understanding that help is available and "Treatment Works". 

Keep an eye out for landmarks across the Niagara Region that will shine green to raise awareness of this week (Niagara Falls, Peace Bridge, Skylon Tower, Welland Bridge, Pelham arches) 

Why green?  Today we use green to signify new life, new growth and new beginnings. 

Wear green coloured clothing or a green ribbon to help raise public awareness and show support to children, youth and families dealing with mental health issues. 

Thursday April 20, 2017

Our new home was featured on CHCH news on April 18th.  Watch this video for a view inside the Branscombe Mental Health Centre, and an interview with our CEO, Shaun Baylis.

Monday April 3, 2017

Effective April 24th we will be at our new home for Children's Mental Health!

Visit us within the Branscombe Mental Health Centre at 1338 Fourth Avenue, St. Catharines. Our contact number remains the same 905-688-6850 

Our mental health crisis line remains available to you 24/7, 365 days a year at 1-800-236-4944


Friday February 24, 2017

We have been providing free mental health services to children and families in the Niagara Region for more than 50 years. Last year alone we provided services to 4400 children and youth. We are moving to a brand new location - but we can’t do it without your support!

Newstalk 610 CKTB will be broadcasting from Pathstone Mental Health at 3340 Schmon Parkway, Thorold, Ontario February 24th from 5:30am to 7pm. It’s a “Day of Support” to raise money for new facilities to benefit our community. Drop by with a donation during the day or text the word FUN to 30333 to make a $5, $10 or $20 donation to help open Niagara’s centre of excellence for children’s mental health.

Tuesday January 24, 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the 2017 Hope Award featuring Dr. David Suzuki. The Hope Award takes place on Friday, May 12, 2017 at the Fallsview Casino Grand Ballroom in Niagara Falls, Ontario.  This year we will be honouring Walter and Lucienne Chemerika, founders of Loving Outreach, a support group for families dealing with the aftermath of losing a loved one to suicide.  Secure online ticket sales:

Wednesday December 21, 2016

Please note our offices will be closed from Monday December 26th, 2016 to Monday January 2, 2017. We will re-open on January 3rd.

Should you require mental health crisis support please call our Crisis Line at 1-800-263-4944 which is available 24/7 to help you.

Monday November 28, 2016

We are seeking input from parents who have recent or current experience with Pathstone to be a part of our Parent Advisor Group, to help us improve the quality of service we can provide to children and families. 

To learn more about joining us as a Parent Advisor read more below:

Monday October 17, 2016

We want to hear about your experience with child and youth mental health services. 

We are asking families to join us on October 27th - and give us your input!

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