Children with mental illness and developmental disabilities deserve expert, evidence-based care that is informed by an understanding of the biological and environmental factors that shape their well-being and (image) health development. Such a culture of care requires strong collaborations with researchers, teachers and knowledge leaders.
Many of the CYMHP faculty members and clinicians are involved in research that aims to improve the mental health and developmental path of children and youth.
Some of research projects that are ongoing include:
Clinician-scientists at CYMHP also partner with other hospitals and universities as part of important research networks and multi-site studies:
CYMHP is proud to collaborate with the Offord Centre for Child Studies in a shared mission to enhance the mental health and well-being of children with mental health and neurodevelopmental disabilities. The Offord Centre for Child Studies is an internationally recognized research centre that brings together researchers across a wide variety of disciplines including psychiatry, psychology, neuroscience, nursing, sociology, epidemiology, pediatrics and education. Themes focus on: