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The Dare to

Dream Game

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Question # 1

In Ontario, what percentage of children and youth between the ages 4-16 suffer from some type of mental illness?

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The Answer?


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Question # 2

What is the second* most common cause of death in teens?

(*the#1 cause is accidental death)

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The Answer?


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Question # 3

What percentage of individuals who are depressed respond to treatment?

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The Answer?


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Question # 4

Can you name three negative things people with mental illness or mental health difficulties might have to face?

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The Answer?




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Question # 5

What program gives out money to youth who want to lower the stigma and raise awareness about mental health issues?

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The Answer?

Dare to Dream!!!

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What is mental health?

Mental health can be measured by how well we cope with stress, relate to others and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

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Mental Health is how we…

Feel – feelings, sentiments, moods, sensitivity, affection, attachment, and relationships (self and others)

Think – thinking, memory, learning, language, decision making, problem solving, understanding, point of view, and relationships (self and others)

Act– actions, deeds, activities, manners, conduct, performance, and relationships (self and others)

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Mental Health

Mental health relates to feeling good, both mentally and physically. When you are mentally healthy, you are generally high functioning in your thinking, behavior, and feelings. You may have your ups and downs, but your general state of being is good.

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Mental Health Difficulties

Mental health difficulties can range from temporary reactions to a painful event or stress, symptoms of drug or alcohol use, lack of sleep, etc. right through to more severe psychiatric conditions and mental illness, such as depression and anxiety.

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  • Mental Health Difficulties

  • Some factors that may contribute to mental health difficulties include:

    • The environment

    • Personal life experiences

    • Your physical body

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Dare to Dream is…

An awards program for youth that is run by youth and supported by the nice folks at the Provincial Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health at CHEO

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What’s it all about?

We give up to $1000 to individuals and $5000 to groups to create mental health awareness projects.

Anyone living in Ontario who is18 years of age or under can apply.

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The review team:

Made up of youth from Ontario.

Any youth can apply to be a part of it.

Meet in Ottawa twice a year.

Decide which projects get funding.

Youth Coordinators andReview Team

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Successful Projects

  • Survey of high school students about knowledge of mental health

  • 2 plays focusing on mental health

  • Relaxing room at a secondary school

  • Youth talent show

  • Conflict resolution comic book

  • Self-esteem program for girls

Successful Projects

In the S.T.E.A.M. program, students in Grades 7 & 8 use drama and music to help elementary students learn to deal with anger & emotions.

Successful Projects

SNAP-PEY PALS is a conflict resolution comic book for elementary students.

Successful Projects

This student wrote and performed a play about dealing with mental health issues based on her own experiences.

Successful Projects

This school used their Dare to Dream grant for a relaxing room where students could go to relax during lunch and learn about youth mental health.

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You too, can make your project come to life!

Start thinking about it and apply today!

How do you apply
How do you apply ?

Dare to dream awards are granted twice a year.

In autumn, deadline is the end of October

In spring, deadline is the end of March

Application forms, instructions and all the information you need can be found on our Web site:

Or you can contact us at: 1.866.282.7601

If you aren’t a youth any more, but are young at heart, we still NEED you!!!

…As a Dare to Dream mentor!!

Got Questions???

Toll free number:


Web site:

Email: [email protected]