It is with this meaning that we aim to create mentally healthy Black, and historically marginalized communities in the Scarborough and the GTHA. We’ve seen where systemic racism has played a major role in establishing critical barriers to accessing good mental health care for marginalized populations across Ontario.
Identify the issues and challenges experienced in one’s life.
Address mental health challenges by teaching and awareness.
Create and provide safe spaces to share and engage in discussions with others.
Determine the tools needed to create paths for good mental health.
“My experience with mental health started when I was 8 years old. I witnessed my cousin struggle with mental illness, and the hardship on my grandparents to provide care for him.”
— Philestena McLeod, Founder & Executive Director