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Reprinted from the "Systemic Racism" issue of Visions Journal, 2021, 16 (3), p. 44

Black Health Alliance

An Ontario-based organization that works to improve the health and well-being of Black Canadians by addressing inequities and racism in health care systems. Learn more about strategies for Black health and well-being and find reports on Black experiences in health care.

Canadian Race Relations Foundation

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation aims to eliminate racism and racial discrimination in Canada. Learn more about racism and best practices to support all Canadians, find webinars and other events, and connect with community anti-racism organizations across the country.

Healing in Colour

Healing in Colour is a Vancouver-based organization that offers a directory of BIPOC therapists and allied professionals, and resources like community organizations, podcasts, and articles.

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

Find translated and mental health and medication information for families as well as education opportunities, and resources for health, school, and other professionals who work with diverse or newcomer children and families.

Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre

The Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre helps people with diverse backgrounds access quality and reliable mental health information and health care. Individuals, families, and care providers will find information about mental health, accessing culturally appropriate services, and navigating Canadian health systems in 25 languages. Mental health professionals will find clinical tools and resources as well as webinars, courses, and other education opportunities.

Resilience BC Anti-Racism Network

This province-wide network promotes safe, inclusive communities through education, outreach tools and the distribution of a community incident response protocol.

San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training

San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training offers seven courses to educate people on Indigenous history, help people reflect on their own biases and assumptions, and help people provide culturally safe care and services to Indigenous peoples. San’yas is administered by the Provincial Health Services Authority.

Vancouver Black Therapy & Advocacy Foundation

The Vancouver Black Therapy & Advocacy Foundation connects participants with advocates and covers service fees so participants can access mental health care from Black service providers. Check out the Resources section for mental health resources, mutual aid, and service providers.


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