Mental Health Support:
If you are in need of support, please reach out to one of the many (free) resources linked below.
You are important. You are loved. You are not alone.
Favourite Charities & Non-Profits:
“At Random Acts, it’s our mission to conquer the world one random act of kindness at a time. We are here to inspire acts of kindness around the world both big and small. We provide a vast network of caring people with the encouragement and support they need to change lives for the better.” www.randomacts.org
Black Youth Helpline:
“Black Youth Helpline serves all youth and specifically 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.” www.blackyouth.ca
My Peak Challenge:
“We believe challenge promotes personal growth. Your challenge can be physical: run a 10K or climb a mountain; or nonphysical: learn to play guitar, take up sewing, or become a great chef. Our coaches will give you the tools to succeed, and our international family of Peakers will empower and motivate you. In the end, you change your life while raising funds to support the vital work of our charity partners.” www.mypeakchallenge.com
Kid’s Help Phone:
“Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7 national service offering bilingual (English and French) professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people.” www.kidshelpphone.ca
Black Legal Action Centre:
“The mission of the Black Legal Action Centre (BLAC) is to educate, advocate, and litigate to combat individual and systemic anti-Black racism in Ontario.” www.blacklegalactioncentre.ca