Mental Illness and Addiction

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition describes mental health disorders as:

  • significantly impacting an individual’s cognition, emotion regulation or behaviour as a result of psychological, biological or developmental processes
  • causes great distress or disability to a person in their social, occupational or other important life activities


mental illnessAddiction

Substance & Addictive Disorders

Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Eating Disorders

Mood Disorders

Anxiety Disorders

Personality Disorders

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders

Trauma & Stressor Disorders

Schizophrenia & Psychotic Disorders

Dissociative Disorders

Mission Statement

Young Ones provides timely access to treatment and support to youth who are in financial need and struggling with mental illness, concurrent disorders and addictions. We also support families by breaking barriers to enhanced care and quality of life.

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