Disclaimer: Information on this Website is not to be used for diagnosis, treatment or referral services and YouthCan IMPACT does not provide diagnostic, treatment or referral services through the internet. Individuals should contact their physician, and/or their local addiction or mental health agency for further information. 


Terms of Use (General)

YouthCan IMPACT Website

General viewing of the YouthCan IMPACT website ("Website") as an unregistered user is subject to acceptance of the following terms of use ("Terms of Use"). Please read these Terms of Use carefully. By continuing to use the Website, you ("You", with references to "Your" as applicable) agree that You have accepted these Terms of Use. The Website is hosted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (“CAMH”). Users who access the Website are referred to as “users” throughout these Terms of Use.


Links from this Website to other sites do not constitute an endorsement of those sites by CAMH. These links are provided as an information service only. It is Your responsibility to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites.

Not Medical Advice

The contents of the Website, including postings, messages, text, graphics, images, and other material contained on the Website ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. You should always seek the immediate or timely advice of Your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions You may have regarding a medical condition. You should never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something You have read or seen on the Website, including the Content as described above.


Not Emergency or Crisis Care

The Website is not for emergency or crisis help.

If you require emergency help, contact your local emergency services: in Ontario, you can call 911 or go to your local hospital emergency room. You may also call Telehealth Ontario, a free 24/7 service of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care at 1-866-797-0000 (or for more information about how to speak directly with a registered nurse, visit them on-line at: http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/telehealth/).

Cookies and Login Security

This website is hosted by square space – the cookies policy can be accessed through the following link:  https://www.squarespace.com/cookie-policy/

Continuity of Data Provided

As a result of the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, pages, and files are reorganized. You expressly agree that use of the Website is at the Your sole risk. CAMH does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. The documents and related graphics published on the Website or web server could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. CAMH may make improvements and/or changes in the information and/or programs described herein at any time.


By accepting these Terms of Use, You agree to assume liability for Your actions on the Website; You will indemnify CAMH for any and all claims arising from its operation of the Website; You will abide by all policies for the Website, as well as all applicable laws (including provincial and federal laws of Canada); You will limit CAMH's liability by agreeing that CAMH will not be responsible for any specific level of service, but, rather will provide service on an "as is, where is" basis; and You acknowledge that CAMH may suspend provision of the Website without prior notice.

If you choose not to accept these Terms of Use, you may close this window now and leave the YouthCan IMPACT Website now.


Website privacy and confidentiality policy

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health ("we",”us" or "CAMH") is committed to maintaining the privacy of all individuals (“You” or “user”) who use the resources available at www.youthcanimpact.com ("the Website").

CAMH places a high value on privacy, both in person and online. Please visit CAMH’s general privacy pages to learn more about our overall commitment to protecting the personal information of our patients and clients, and of any other individuals whose personal information we collect. These pages contain general information about our Privacy Office, our Privacy Notice, and our Privacy Policy.

This Website may contain links to other web sites. Upon entering other web sites, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of those sites. This policy identifies our Website’s privacy practices only.

Personal information requested by us and provided by users is held separately and securely by CAMH. We only use personal information provided for the express purpose for which it was collected unless the user specifically agrees to the use of the personal information for additional purposes. In order to prevent unauthorized access and ensure proper use of your personal information, we have developed electronic and administrative procedures to secure information provided by users. In addition, personal information will not be shared with any third party unless required by law.

In the event that CAMH wishes to use aggregate data provided by users for statistical or research purposes, we will do so in a manner that does not reveal to our staff or researchers any personal or identifiable information.