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Mental Health Resources

A range of resources and community services to help with a number of mental health concerns you might be facing

Mental Health Supports for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour

Below is a list of local and national mental health resources available for black, indigenous, and people of colour.

1. Black Youth Helpline
National helpline for black youth and their families
Toll free 1-833-294-8650 (daily 9am-10pm)

2. The Africa Centre
Community hub providing quality programming and access to services from a place of cultural awareness and competency to the families in our diverse community

3. ASSIST Community Services Centre
Integrated Services Program, Adult Learning English Courses and Children, Youth, Family and Senior Services. One-on-One Counselling, workshops and group activities are provided to improve the well-being of people who live in our community. (English, Mandarin, and Cantonese)
780-429-3111 ext. 312

 4. Mental Health Resources for Black Canadians

 5. Healing in Colour 
Online resources and Canadian BIPOC therapist directory

 6. Alberta Human Rights Commission 

 7. First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line
Toll-free phone line open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for individuals experiencing emotional distress

Immigrant Mental Health Services
8. Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers Health & Well-Being Services

9. Multicultural Health Brokers Co-op

10. Catholic Social Services Cross Cultural Counselling

Racial Discrimination & Mental Health Workshop

As part of the Wellness Workshops series created by the Centre for Growth & Harmony, we have published a self-guided, online workshop focusing on discrimination and its impact on our mental health. In this module, we look at what racism is, racism and the social determinants of health, COVID-19 and racism, and effective allyship. 

Click here to start the workshop.

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Sexism and Gender-Based Discrimination Workshop

In this self-guided workshop, we explore societal gender roles, gender vs sex, what exactly gender discrimination is and who it affects, and the mental health impacts of this type of discrimination.

Click here to start the workshop.

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Ageism Workshop

In this self-guided workshop, we explore age-based discrimination, also known as ageism, what it is, who it affects, and the impacts it has on people's mental health.

Click here to start the workshop.

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