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December 11, 2014 | The Scarborough Mirror | ‘what’s up clinic offers counselling: East Metro Youth Services provides ‘barrier-free’ mental health services.

December 2, 2014 | The Toronto Observer | Teen self-harm increases 85%

July 8, 2014  | Scarborough Mirror  | The Hon.Dr. K. Leitch, Minister of Status of Women, announced funding to prevent cyber violence against women and girls. EMYS is proud to partner with METRAC and St. Stephen’s  to deliver this vital initiative.

May 5, 2014 |  Toronto Police collaborated with Covenant House and  East Metro Youth Services (EMYS) to kicked-off sexual awareness month at police headquarters on May 5th.  The focus of this year’s campaign is on domestic human trafficking.  EMYS’ Carly Kalish, an individual and family therapist, spoke about the valued partnership between East Metro and the  Service’s human trafficking unit, and shared the story of a domestic human trafficking survivor – Olivia – who was unable to attend the event.

April 11, 2014 | Scarborough Mirror | Grief support group for young people launched at Scarborough event

March 25, 2014 | Global News Toronto | East Metro’s clinical supervisor Sheeba Narikuzhy talks about mental health and the importance that social media plays in reaching out to young people. 

Nov 21 2013 | Caledon Enterprise | Youth Depression and Suicide: East Metro’s clinical supervisor Sheeba Narikuzhy on the catalysts and what to watch out for

Nov 21 2013 | York Guardian | East Metro’s clinical supervisor Sheeba Narikuzhy on understanding the unique pressures youth face

June 18, 2013 | The Toronto Star | Building a foundation of trust, one teen at a time. Youths in crisis assisted by hands-on program that aims to connect them to the community

June 20, 2012 | Toronto RISE program has teens talking to peers about bullying

May 28, 2012 | | Claire Fainer: Immigration Stresses teens and Children

Oct 27, 2011 | The Globe & Mail | Toronto walk-in clinic aims to help teens before problems snowball