This is a challenging time for all journals but particularly for those such as CAMH, which must achieve a balance between informing, influencing and transforming the quality and effectiveness of the mental healthcare available to children, young people, their parents and families, while endeavouring to publish high-quality scientific papers in terms of indicators such as the impact factor (IF). It is also a challenging time more widely in terms of the changing mental health needs of children, and the ability of CAMH services to meet them. This editorial discusses a number of changes that will be made the CAMH journal in 2017 to address these issues. Login using your SSSFT NHS OpenAthens for full text. SSOTP - You can request a copy of this article by replying to this email. Please ensure you are clear which article you are requesting.