Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this website.


Speak Up @ mindcheck.ca is designed for young people aged 13 to 25. Visitors under the age of 13 cannot use Speak Up @ mindcheck.ca.

If you are in crisis, please call 1-800-784-2433 or go to your local hospital emergency department. We are unable to provide offer any clinical advice to individuals or families through Speak Up @ mindcheck.ca.

Our site is designed with the intent to enable you to communicate your thoughts, feelings, and personal work with the public. In order to ensure a positive experience for all our visitors we have developed a few guidelines for submissions:


  1. Be courteous. Refrain from submitting any work that includes comments/images regarding racism, sexism, homophobia, hatred, profanity, or bigotry and refrain from using foul language.

  2. Submit only lawful material. Please do not  send copyrighted and slanderous material.

  3. Do not submit any materials intended to harm other visitor’s computers.

  4. Do not spam.

  5. Speak Up reserves the right to modify submissions and/or remove submissions at any time, without notice or explanation, though if modified, every effort will be made to try to retain the original meaning of the submission.

  6. Please don’t submit images or other personal information of third parties.

  7. Speak Up is not responsible for our user’s actions.


Please note that all submissions are subject to review prior to posting and therefore may not be posted immediately. Only approved submissions will be posted.

You can only submit original works created by you.  We will not accept any material that infringes the copyright or any other intellectual property rights of a third party. 

By submitting your work, you give Speak Up @ mindcheck.ca the right to publish the content of the submission for educational, promotional or other purposes that support the mission of Speak Up @ mindcheck.ca.

You should exercise caution when submitting content that may contain information that could identify you (e.g., photos or videos of yourself). Only post information you want the general public to know.

Before submitting to our site or any site, please be aware that once your material is posted online, it is very difficult to control where it ends up, however, if at any time you would like us to remove your content, please contact speakup@mindcheck.ca

If you have any questions regarding submission to Speak Up @ mindcheck.ca please email us at speakup@mindcheck.ca.

Please read our privacy policy before submitting any information to Speak Up @mindcheck.ca.

By using our website you accept, understand and agree to Speak Up’s Terms of Use.