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Teen Mental Health

Intensive Outpatient Program

Healthy Minds Comprehensive Teen Program

Designed for teens experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression, this online program provides youth aged 14-18 with the education and support they need to enjoy life and thrive. This comprehensive program also includes educational and supportive sessions for caregivers to help foster a healthy and open environment for teens to grow.

Program Info
Highlights
  • Virtual treatment from home means no disruption to school and life
  • Evidence-based treatment administered by youth mental health specialists
  • 12 hours of educational programming for caregivers

  • Location: Online
  • Type of Treatment: Outpatient - IOP
  • 6 Months
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Online Mental Health Program For Teens And Caregivers

The Healthy Minds Comprehensive Teen Program is an online therapeutic program for teens struggling with mood or anxiety disorders such as (but not limited to) depression and anxiety, and are looking to manage or alleviate their symptoms. 

This virtual program provides a supportive and structured treatment experience that is tailored to help youth and their caregivers make meaningful changes to their life and well-being. 

Convenient, effective treatment for teens:

  • Developed and led by clinicians specializing in Child and Youth mental health
  • Easy access with no disruption to school schedules
  • Integrated caregiver program for added support
  • Corresponding app designed for teens
  • Combination of talk therapy and interactive exercises
  • Media, music and game-based mindfulness
  • Dynamic coping strategies
  • Evidence-based and trauma-informed care
  • Regular outcome reports for teens, caregivers and referring professionals
  • Discharge recommendations

Skills to support a happy and healthy life:

  • Integrated mindfulness ​
  • Practical grounding and self-soothing techniques​
  • Sensory coping skills ​
  • Distress tolerance and emotional regulation
  • Managing discomfort and diffusing difficult emotions​
  • Resiliency tools for coping​
  • SMART goal setting

Program structure

The Healthy Minds Comprehensive Teen Program is facilitated entirely online and through the Wagon app.
44 Hours of evidence-based therapy for teens
  • Week 1-9: In cohorts of 10, teens will participate in 2 hours of group therapy and 50 minutes of individual therapy per week.
  • Week 10-24: Continued use of the program app combined with bi-weekly group therapy meetings for maintenance of new education, habits and wellness.
12 Hours of education for caregivers
Caregiver sessions: The caregiver program is broken into four sessions, spread out across the program duration. These three-hour sessions are based on emotion-focused therapy (EFT) to help caregivers foster a healthy, informed and supportive environment for their teens to grow.  
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Skills for parental coaching and cooperation​
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Family safety-planning​
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Psychoeducation on mental health ​
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Increasing effective responses ​
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Strengthening abilities to co-regulate​
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Identifying new boundary setting strategies​
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Building awareness ​
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Setting healthy limits

The Mental Health App Created With Teens In Mind

Teens use the Wagon app throughout the program for setting goals, logging daily emotions and triggers, and tracking their progress.   The program curriculum is designed to help teens develop a thorough understanding of their mental health as well as provide a variety of skills and practices to help improve their quality of life.

Cost-Effective Treatment

The Healthy Minds Comprehensive Teen Program consists of a total of 56 hours of programming over the course of 6 months. At roughly half the hourly cost of the average youth counselling service, this online program is a cost-effective method of recovery and prevention for teens struggling with their mental health.

The cost for this 6-month program, including individual counselling, group counselling, interactive activities, psychoeducation, caregiver programming and use of our corresponding teen app is $4000 + applicable taxes.

EHN Online has proudly partnered with New Start Foundation to offer fully subsidised spots to those who qualify for financial assistance. Visit their website to learn more.

Work with Canada's strongest Team of Licensed Therapists

  • Individual and group therapy sessions
  • Access to corresponding app
  • Education on developing understanding and coping techniques (such as acceptance and commitment therapy and dialectical behavioural therapy)
  • Specialized program for parents and caregivers
  • Four months of aftercare maintenance groups
  • The opportunity to participate in a comprehensive program that is the first of its kind in Canada

Related Programs

EHN Canada offers a number of recovery programs - both online and in person across the country.

An Important Update About the Omicron Variant

We are open and accepting patients. 

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been dedicated to keeping our patients safe as they recover from addiction or mental health disorders.

As the situation continues to evolve, as do our protocols and practices at each EHN Canada facility. And recent news of the highly-infectious Omicron Variant is no different. Please know that we continue to implement the highest standards of infection prevention in accordance with our local health authority.

If you have any questions about your or a loved one’s care and the protocols we have in place for staff, patients, and visitors, please contact us at 416-644-6345 or email at [email protected] 

Thank you and stay safe,
The Healthcare Team at EHN Canada