Here you can find more information and forms to help monitor improvements and side effects from medications.
Medication Side Effect Management in Children and Adolescents
Information sheet on common medication side effects and management strategies.
Metabolic Resources for Families
Metabolic resources including a Patient and Family Guide to Second Generation Antipsychotics and Second-Generation Antipsychotic (SGA) handouts to support families with metabolic complications, diet and activity.
Antidepressant Monitoring Form
A form used to monitor response and side effects with antidepressant medications.
Antipsychotic Monitoring Form
A form used to monitor response and side effects with antipsychotic medications.
Is My Child Taking Their Medication?
Explains the possible signs and reasons why a child may not take medication as prescribed. Includes suggestions for how to talk with your child and your health care team when it is suspected a child is not taking their medication.
Off-Label Medication Use in Children and Adolescents
This document provides parents and caregivers with a better understanding on off-label medication use and how it may be effective in treating a single condition or multiple conditions. Available in English and French.
Decisions, Decisions: Exploring Medications for Child and Youth Mental Health Challenges
In this episode from the Kelty Centre's Where You Are podcast, we’re exploring medications in child and youth mental health. Because when it comes to the use of medications for mental health challenges, families have a lot of questions. This episode we’ll be exploring some common questions parents might have, for example: Is medication necessary? Is it safe? What about side effects?