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About YouThrive

Boyle, M.H., Szatmari, P., Rae-Grant, N.I., Links, P.S., Cadman, D.T., Byles, J.A., Crawford, J.W., Munroe Blum, H., Byrne, C., Thomas, H. & Woodward, C.A (1987). Ontario child health study: Six-month prevalence of disorder and rates of service utilization. Archives of General Psychiatry, 44, 832-836.

Government of Canada (2006), The Human Face of Mental Health and Mental Illness in Canada. Retrieved from http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/human-humain06/pdf/human_face_e.pdf

Make the Links

Barakin, T., & Khanlou, N. (2007). Growing up resilient: Ways to build resilience in children and youth. Toronto, Ontario: Centre for Addictions and Mental Health. http://www.camh.net/Publications/Resources_for_Professionals/Growing_Resilient/index.html

Braveman, P., & Gruskin, S. (2003). Defining equity in health. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 57, 254–258.

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The health issues

Mental health

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Substance use

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Tobacco use

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The health of Ontario’s youth

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Flicker, S., Larkin, J., Travers, R., Pole, J., Guta, A., & Flynn, S. (2010). Toronto teen survey bulletin: What did LGBTQ and questioning youth have to say? Retrieved August 15, 2011, from http://www.torontoteensurvey.ca/

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McCreary Centre Society. (2007b). Not yet equal: The health of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual youth in BC. Retrieved from http://mcs.bc.ca/pdf/not_yet_equal_web.pdf

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Paglia-Boak, A., Mann, R.E, Adlaf, E.M., Beitchman, J.H., Wolfe, D., & Hamilon, H.A. (2011). OSDUHS highlights: The mental health and well-being of Ontario students 1991-2011. Retrieved from http://www.camh.ca/en/research/news_and_publications/ontario-student-drug-use-and-health-survey/Pages/default.aspx

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Paglia-Boak, A., Mann, R.E, Adlaf, E.M., &Rehm, J. (2009).Detailed OSDUHS findings: Drug use among Ontario students 1977–2009.

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Use a health promotion approach

Gardner, B. (2008) Health equity discussion paper. Retrieved from www.ahrni-irras.ca/index.php?option=com_sobipro&task=download.file&fid=269.1099&sid=102&Itemid=115

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Foster resilience

Barakin, T., & Khanlou, N. (2007). Growing up resilient: Ways to build resilience in children and youth. Toronto, Ontario: Centre for Addictions and Mental Health. http://www.camh.net/Publications/Resources_for_Professionals/Growing_Resilient/index.html

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Worsley, L. (2006). The resilience doughnut: The secrets of strong kids—Bringing Resilience into the Common Language of Families. Australia: Wild & Woolley.

Action now

Glover, S., Patton, G., Butler, H., Di Pietro, G., Begg, B., & Cahir, S. (2002). Gatehouse project—Promoting emotional well-being: Team guidelines for whole school change. Retrieved August 4, 2011, from http://www.rch.org.au/gatehouseproject/resources/index.cfm?doc_id=175

International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD) (n.d.). Growing up in cities: Creative tools—Civic engagement of young people. Retrieved from http://www.iicrd.org/work/projects/youth_engagement_and_community_resilience/guicc

CREA, Girls Power Initiative, International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), Mexfam, and Population Council (2010). It’s all one curriculum: Guidelines and activities for a unified approach to sexuality, gender, HIV and human rights education. Retrieved from www.ippfwhr.org/en/allonecurriculum_en

Glossary

Alliance for Children and Youth of Waterloo Region. (2009). Strength-based approaches: Improving the lives of our children and youth. Retrieved from http://www.healthyllg.org/_resources/Strength-Based_Approaches_Backgrounder.pdf

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