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Nov 12, 2014, 09:30 ET

Nearly 3,500 Kids Help Phone counselling sessions a year relate to bullying

- Professional counsellors available for interviews during Bullying Awareness Week, contact media@kidshelpphone.ca- TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Sep 10, 2014, 09:00 ET

Kids Help Phone urges Canada to start a conversation about suicide on World Suicide Prevention Day

- Professional counsellors available for interview, contact media@kidshelpphone.ca- TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Suicide is a leading...

Jun 25, 2014, 14:00 ET

LGBTQ youth are some of the most potentially vulnerable young people in Canada. This June, Kids Help Phone launches new tools to increase support to this often under-served community

TORONTO, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Although exploring one's sexual identity can be an ongoing process, it can be particularly complex for LGBTQ youth...

Nov 14, 2013, 10:00 ET

Kids Help Phone launches an online resource page to call on everyone in Canada to stand up, step in, and reach out this Bullying Awareness Week

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - This Bullying Awareness Week (November 17-23, 2013) Kids Help Phone is making it easy for everyone in Canada to...

Oct 21, 2013, 11:00 ET

Teens and dating: Kids Help Phone's professional counsellors are available to talk about hook ups, break ups, make ups and more in time for the launch of new relationship content at kidshelpphone.ca

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - "My parents are sorta over protective.  as soon as I told them I liked a boy and he liked me, my mom hit the...

Aug 20, 2013, 10:00 ET

Kids Help Phone launches new online content about friendship in time for the back to school season

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - "This year my first year of middle school my friends made lots of friends in their classes. I felt like the...

Jul 16, 2013, 10:00 ET

Kids Help Phone Announces New Board Chair

TORONTO, July 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Kids Help Phone, a Canadian leader in providing vital, innovative and professional counselling services to...

Jun 11, 2013, 10:00 ET

Kids Help Phone writes an open letter asking everyone in Canada to support Aboriginal youth ahead of National Aboriginal Day on Friday, June 21st

TORONTO, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Imagine if, within your community, 50 per cent of people were affected by suicide. Those people could be anyone:...

Jun 04, 2013, 15:57 ET

Kids Help Phone honours outstanding Canadians with Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals

TORONTO, June 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Kids Help Phone's volunteers, external influencers and employees are some of the country's best, and every single...

Apr 11, 2013, 10:00 ET

Happy Earth Month! Taking care of the planet also means taking care of each other - and Kids Help Phone can help

TORONTO, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Did you know that April is also known Earth Month? Every year, over 180 countries - including Canada - celebrate...

Mar 21, 2013, 11:25 ET

BMO Financial Group steps forward as presenting sponsor of the 2013 Walk so Kids Can Talk in support of Kids Help Phone

Canada's largest walk to support of child and youth mental health and well-being will be held in more than 30 communities across Canada on...

Jan 31, 2013, 10:00 ET

Kids Help Phone launches updated online content about teen body image in time for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - National Eating Disorder Week runs from February 3-9, 2013, and to coincide with this, Kids Help Phone's...

Dec 19, 2012, 11:45 ET

Kids Help Phone launches "Always There", Canada's first mobile app connecting youth to live professional help and support

Hon. Laurel Broten, Ontario Minister of Education and Minister of Children and Youth Services, joins in on launch TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2012 /CNW/ -...

Nov 08, 2012, 16:00 ET

Kids Help Phone asks everyone to choose to make a difference in time for Bullying Awareness Week (November 12-18 2012)

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Bullying can happen almost anywhere - in classrooms, on the schoolyard, on sports teams, and even at home,...

Oct 31, 2012, 13:30 ET

More Than $1.1 Million Raised at the 2012 BMO Boolathon in Support of Kids Help Phone

Hallowe'en revellers in more than 60 communities across Canada came out in their wildest costumes in support of kids TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2012...

Oct 11, 2012, 10:00 ET

Ghouls and Goblins Bowl for the 2012 BMO Boolathon in Support of Kids Help Phone

- National fundraiser has Boolathon events taking place in more than 50 communities across Canada - Goal is to raise $1.2 million for...

Oct 09, 2012, 13:00 ET

Hope: do kids these days have enough of it?

Kids Help Phone professional counsellors talk about what we can do to make sure there's enough hope to go around. TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/...

Sep 13, 2012, 12:12 ET

The 2012 Ruth Goldbloom Ladies Golf Classic raises $90,000 for Kids Help Phone

HALIFAX, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, September 11, $90,000 was raised in support of Kids Help Phone at the third annual Ruth Goldbloom...

Sep 05, 2012, 10:00 ET

September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day: do you know how to talk to your kids about suicide?

TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - "i had a friend who i had been talking to alot, and in the end he killed himself. he didnt really go to other...

Jun 13, 2012, 12:11 ET

National Aboriginal Health Organization Launches Anti-bullying Web Site for Aboriginal Youth

OTTAWA, ON, June 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Bullying has become a major problem among First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth across Canada.  The...