BIPOC Resource Library

Healing in Colour
Healing in Colour envisions a world where BIPOC, in all our intersections, have access to therapy that supports our healing and liberation.

"In our own voices: African American stories of oppression, survival and recovery in the mental health system"
by Vanessa Jackson


"How lack of diversity in mental health jobs affects communities of color"
by Victoria Kim


"New evidence regarding racial and ethnic disparities in mental health care: Policy implications"
by Thomas G. McGuire & Jeanne Miranda


Black & African American Communities and Mental Health


The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease
by Jonathan Metzl


"Racial disparities in mental health treatment"
by Social Work, Simmons University staff


"How bigotry created a black mental health crisis"
by Kylie M. Smith

Across Boundaries
Dignified, inclusive and compassionate mental health and addiction services for racialized communities.

Black Health Alliance
A community-led registered charity working to improve the health and well-being of Black communities in Canada.

Caribbean African Canadiance Social Services
A not-for-profit agency whose primary focus is on building and strengthening the service framework for African Canadians through the use of psycho-social Interventional approaches.

A not-for-profit agency whose primary focus is on building and strengthening the service framework for African Canadians through the use of psycho-social Interventional approaches.

Harriet Tubman
Culturally Relevant and Responsive Youth Co-Created Development Programs and Initiatives for young Black (African) Youth

Black Youth Helpline
Phone: 416-285-9944
Toll-free: 1-833-294-8650

A population based health centre established to provide primary healthcare and health promotion services to the Black community across the GTA.

Access Alliance
Access Alliance improves health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities, by facilitating access to services and addressing systemic inequities.

A mental health hotline for Muslims and non-Muslims;
Phone: 1 (866) 627-3342
Text: 1 (866) 627-3342

Unison Health & Community Services
Provides programs and services to people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds. Services are free, confidential and non-judgemental.

Women's Health in Women's Hands Community Health Centre
WHIWH Community Health Centre provides Primary Healthcare to Racialized women from Caribbean, African, Latin American and South Asian communities in Toronto.

Federation of Black Canadians
A national, non-profit organization, driven by organizations across the country that advances the social, economic, political and cultural interests of Canadians of African descent.
Pathways to Care
A 5-year project aimed at removing barriers and improving access to mental health and addictions services for Black children, youth and their families in 6 cities across Ontario.
Asian Mental Health Collective
AMHC aspires to make mental health easily available, approachable, and accessible to Asian communities worldwide.
Therapy for Black Girls
Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.

All my Relations
All My Relations is a podcast hosted by Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip) and Adrienne Keene (Cherokee Nation) to explore our relationships— relationships to land, to our creatural relatives, and to one another.

Black Mental Health Matters
Black Mental Health Matters with Dr. Kerry-Ann started as a radio show, then became an online talk show, and now it is a podcast that uploads weekly on Sundays. On the show, you will hear discussions on overall wellness, community resources and personal experiences.

Rebecca is joined by healer, author, and trauma specialist, Resmaa Menakem. Resmaa helps people, communities, and organizations find strength and healing that’s both holistic and resilient. He’s authored 3 books and this discussion is centered around his most recent. This interview was recorded in July 2019.

Supporting Kids of Colour
EmbraceRace co-founders Andrew Grant-Thomas and Melissa Giraud frame and moderate a discussion between child psychologist Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith, educator Dr. Sandra “Chap” Chapman, and a group of parents, teachers, and other caregivers concerned about black and brown children.

Two Therapists and a Microphone
A podcast about mental health, relationships, and social issues that personally affect you.

A Date With Darkness
A Date With Darkness Podcast is hosted by Dr. Natalie Jones, Psyd, LPCC; and it's where we explore the effects of abuse and healing from relationship trauma through intimate discussions.