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Mental Health Toolkit for Black Canadians (online)


May 22, 2024 to July 3, 2024    
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Event Type

This course will expand on toolkit called “The Towards Positive Change to Promote Mental Health and Wellbeing: A Toolkit for Black Canadians.” This innovative toolkit was created by Black Canadians (people who are African, Caribbean, or other descent) for Black Canadians and for those who provide services to Black Canadians. The goal of this toolkit is to increase awareness about mental illness, mental health and well being for Black individuals and their communities.  It is a call to action for this community to experience sustainable mental health and support.


Topics covered in the toolkit and in the course include:

  • Myths and truths about mental health
  • Factors that impact mental health
  • Health equity and mental health
  • Gender-based analysis plus
  • Parental influences and mental health
  • Impact of housing on mental health
  • Workplace policies and procedures
  • Taking care of your own mental health
  • Taking care of others


Dates: Wednesdays, May 22 – July 3, 2024
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Facilitators: Ebenezer Ayim and Rispah Namunyu
Online: Via Zoom


To register for the Mental Health Toolkit for Black Canadians online course, please fill out the form below:

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