Upedia Child Life Specialists

Upedia is an online peer-reviewed psychosocial resource library developed for child life specialists and those affiliated with child life, to share knowledge and practices that best support and enhance a child’s ability to cope with health care experiences.

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Links child and youth mental health professionals to one another and the resources they need to support children, youth, and families living with mental health issues

Results in less time spent developing effective programs and searching for promising interventions and more time directly servicing children and youth and their families.

Offers learning opportunities via webinars tackling relevant issues presented by leaders within the child and youth mental health profession.

Promotes collaboration and learning across programs, agencies, and front-line staff.

Provides registered Upedia members with access to 800+ practical tools and promising interventions.

Creates a network of child and youth mental health professionals to share insights and ideas.


Registered Upedia members have access to over 800 practical tools and promising interventions, plus a network of child and youth mental health professionals.

Our Content Contributors

  • Content Contributors

    Upedia is the product of generous contributions, suggestions, and collaboration from mental health treatment and resource centres across Canada. Join our list of content contributors.

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  • Our Story

    It was during a presentation by KHLF founder Basile Papaevangelou that he shared his family's personal story..

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  • Contact Us

    If you have a question, a webinar suggestion, an idea, or if we can assist in any way, please contact us.

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