Research into child and youth mental health is starting to get the attention it needs.


KIDTHINK recognizes that all areas of child and youth mental health have to be built upon the best available research.

KIDTHINK’s Research Strategy 

  • Collaborate for research in the areas of promotion, prevention and intervention

  • Apply validated evidenced-based research to the development and delivery of policy, plans, programs and interventions

  • Establish critical research inspired thinking as the foundation for ongoing learning

  • Develop research databases that will allow for data capture and research into child and youth development and mental health

  • Create professional development and training programs that emphasize research principles​​

  • Create knowledge transition points that facilitate the development of materials, programs and activities useful for children, families, caregivers, teachers, physicians and the community