Ottawa's Voice for Early Mental Health

Media Room

Crossroads Children’s Mental Health Centre is Ottawa’s community leader in mental health services for children under the age of 12. Crossroads speaks up with and for parents and children grappling with mental health in the community. Our staff is always willing to answer your questions about child and early mental health, including infant mental health.

The following are CTV Morning Live interviews with our Executive Director, Michael Hone, and our Associate Executive Director, Natasha McBrearty:

Addressing Challenging Behaviour in Toddlers and Young Children, June 14, 2019:

Reducing Homework Stress  March 27, 2019

Lack of Attention/Distractibility  February 26, 2019






Addressing Behaviour Concerns with Children: January 9, 2019

Attention Problems at School:  November 22, 2018

How to Help a Nervous Child at School:  October 4, 2018:

Coping with School on September 7, 2018:

Recognizing Signs of Depression in Children & Youth, August 2018:

Effects of Stress on Young Children (November 2017):  Mental health campaign tackles effects of stress on young children | CBC News

CBC News Radio Interview with Michael Hone, Executive Director


 For all media inquiries please contact Michael Hone, Executive Director, at or 613-723-1623 x 228.


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