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Healthy Child Manitoba (HCM) is the Government of Manitoba’s long-term, cross-departmental strategy for putting children and families first. With its community partners, the Province of Manitoba, has developed a network of supports and strategies for children, youth and families. Click here to learn more.

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Estimates suggest that at least 70% of mental health problems and illnesses begin in childhood and youth.

In May 2015, the Healthy Child Committee of Cabinet (HCCC) announced a multi-year, provincial Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Strategy, the first of its kind for Manitoba.

Make yourself heard – parents, caregivers, interested community members or service providers, we want to hear from you! More Information

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National Child Day Forum 2015
“Embracing Diversity; Nurturing Roots”
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Starting Early, Starting Strong: A Guide for Play-Based Early Learning in Manitoba, Birth to Six | April 2015 Adobe Reader

NEWS RELEASE: Manitoba Government Invests Additional $2 Million in Child and Youth Mental Health | May 2015

Starting Early, Starting Strong: Manitoba’s Five-Year Plan for Early Childhood Development | Feburary 2015 Adobe Reader



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Healthy Child Manitoba is a partnership of:
Manitoba Children and Youth Opportunities · Manitoba Aboriginal and Northern Affairs · Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning · Manitoba Family Services / Status of Women · Manitoba Health · Manitoba Healthy Living and Seniors · Manitoba Housing and Community Development · Manitoba Jobs and the Economy · Manitoba Justice · Manitoba Labour and Immigration

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