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e-3523 (Health)

Initiated by Adriana Angelidis from LaSalle, Ontario

Original language of petition: English

Petition to the House of Commons

  • COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on the mental, physical, emotional, and social development of children and youth;
  • In Canada, according to Children’s Healthcare Canada, there has been a 200% increase in hospital admissions for substance abuse, and a 100% increase in suicide attempt admissions compared to last year;
  • The early years of childhood are crucial in the healthy growth and development of youth; and
  • It is essential supports are in place for all youth to thrive.
We, the undersigned, citizens of Canada, call upon the House of Commons to prioritize, at the Standing Committee on Health, a study of measures to promote youth mental health in Canada and to establish safeguards for youth development amidst COVID-19.
Open for signature
June 28, 2021, at 3:28 p.m. (EDT)
Closed for signature
October 26, 2021, at 3:28 p.m. (EDT)
Photo - Chris Lewis
Conservative Caucus
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