BIPOC and LGBTQ+ Mental Health Supports
(Offers a directory of BIPOC therapists committed to supporting BIPOC in all intersections.)
(National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network)
Qmunity offers two levels of counselling services.
- Health and Wellness counselling – is a free service provided by practicum students who are completing their Masters degrees in counselling, art therapy, or social work(up to 10 sessions) overseen by a supervisor.
- Low cost counselling($60-$80) – provided by Registered Clinical Counsellors and Registered Social Workers who have completed their counselling placements at QMUNITY and are now registered professionals. Receipts issued for extended health coverage.
(Responds to the need for a Black youth specific service, positioned and resourced to promote access to professional, culturally appropriate support for youth, families and schools.)
(Operates a 24 hour provincial aboriginal crisis line for Adults/Elders (250-723-4050), Child/Youth (250-723-2040), Toll Free Line (1-800-588-8717).)
(Dr. Joy Harden – within the US but has podcasts and a blog directed at black women and girls)
General Mental Health Support Across Canada