Advancing Youth Mental Health is an interdisciplinary research team at the Offord Centre for Child Studies at McMaster University. Our research focuses on improving child and youth mental health and increasing access to effective mental health care for all.
Welcome to the Advancing Youth Mental Health (AYM) webpage. As members of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University and the Offord Centre for Child Studies, our team is dedicated to conducting high-quality child and youth mental health research that informs policy and practice to benefit children, youth and families.
The AYM team’s research focuses on population-based studies of child and youth mental health and access to care. To learn more, refer to our studies page for current and completed projects.