August 9, 2022, The Record:  Survey results show well-being of some children in Waterloo Region is ‘a house on fire’ 

July 10, 2022, Cambridge Today:  CMHA still seeing high demand for mental health supports

June 20, 2022, The Record: First-ever census reveals ‘small but not vanishingly small’ transgender community in Waterloo Region

June 9, 2022, Cambridge Times:  The kids aren’t alright: Cambridge youth are sounding the alarm

May 25, 2022, The Record: What Waterloo Region families need from Ontario’s provincial election 
May 19, 2022: Woolwich Observer: Youth want to be heard, experts say in reporting survey results to councils
May 8, 2022: The Record: ‘Bottle it up and pretend to be happy.’ Many teens felt lonely, isolated and unsupported as pandemic raged, Waterloo Region survey finds
April 19, 2022, CBC: Rural youth feel connected to their townships but social isolation is still an issue
April 7, 2022, Cambridge Today: Cambridge youth score lowest in Waterloo Region youth well-being survey

April 7, 2022, Woolwich Observer: Township youth have a more positive sense of well-being

April 4, 2022, The Record:  Cambridge youth have lowest scores for well-being, survey shows

January 9, 2022, The Record:  ‘Is it up to our kids to sacrifice their education and mental health to save our hospitals?


December 26, 2021, CBC:  Why young people may be feeling angry right now and how to talk to them about it

December 17, 2021, The Record: Impact of COVID-19 on Waterloo Region’s youth a ‘concerning’ picture

September 8, 2021, Woolwich Observer: Parents Prepare Teens to be Flexible and Resilient for Consistent Changes Through Pandemic

May 27, 2021, CKWR 98.5: Alison Pearson chats with Coral Andrews on the Afternoon Drive

May 26, 2021, CHYM 96.7:  Have a listen to Adele talking about the Youth Impact Survey

May 25, 2021, CBC:  Regional survey exploring mental health and wellbeing for youth.

May 21, 2021, Kitchener Today: Local youth survey looking for participants

May 18, 2021, The Record:  More Waterloo Region youth asked to complete well-being survey

April 27, 2021, Kitchener Today: Local youth encouraged to participate in well-being survey


December 3, 2020, Woolwich Observer:  Wellbeing survey show region’s youth lag averages

November 27, 2020, CBC News:  Most days ‘extremely stressful’ for young people in region, survey finds

September 3, 2020, CBC News: Youth feeling connected to community dropped during pandemic, survey finds

September 3, 2020, The Record:  Discrimination common experience for local youth: survey

September 3, 2020, Woolwich Observer: The kids aren’t alright, show preliminary data from regional group

September 3, 2020, Kitchener Today: Results from local youth well-being survey released

July 23, 2020, Woolwich Observer:  Waterloo org running pilot survey to get feedback from youth


Mayah, an 11-year-old from Waterloo Region was on 570 News with Mike Farwell talking about #KidsTakeOver.  Click here to listen to her interview.  (Scroll to 64:25 to get straight to the interview.)