In 2022, OCYI's Steering Committee adopted the following:
Organizations are able to respond to the evolving mental health and well-being needs of Ottawa’s children and youth
Strategic Priority 1:
Increase awareness among partners of the importance of prioritizing mental health, substance use health, appropriate use of technology, and gambling needs and supports for children and youth in
the pursuit of healthy development outcomes.
Strategic Priority 2:
All neighbourhoods have access to a coordinated system of mental health, substance use health, appropriate use of technology, and gambling resources supports.
Strategic Priority 3:
Improve alignment of mental health, substance use health, appropriate use of technology, and gambling supports and services across the city to ensure equitable access.