Finding the Good

Marymound believes in the goodness within every young person who walks through its doors. While difficult for many of the youth to recognize, Marymound finds the good and uses it as the motivation for compassionate staff to nurture and encourage all their young people in care.

Marymound is a place where youth and families learn to overcome the challenges of life’s adversities, and advance by gaining a sense of belonging and independence that enables them to realize their ultimate potential.

The children and youth of Marymound have an uphill climb, but together with the support of the community we can help them find the strength, one step at a time. Read about our many success stories.

Meet Jackie, Registered Psychiatric Nurse at YASU

“My name is Jackie and I’m a psychiatric nurse within Marymound at the Youth Addictions Stabilization Unit (YASU).  I always knew that I wanted to help people and being exposed to mental health issues within my close friends and family group, it was something that I felt quite passionate about. Making connections with clients or …

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Meet Dahee, Registered Psychiatric Nurse at YASU

“My name is Dahee and I am a nurse with the Youth Addictions Stabilization Unit (YASU). I have been a nurse for three years and I have been working with Marymound for almost three years. I’d initially decided that I was going to become a psychiatric nurse because I have had a lot of contact and …

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