Group Name: Across Boundaries – Peer Support for Racialized Group
Description: Across Boundaries is a mental health centre which provides a range of supports and services to people from racialized communities in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) who are experiencing severe mental health problems/serious mental illness. The centre believes in a holistic approach to mental health care and operates within an anti-racism/anti-oppression framework. Across Boundaries’ Support Group Services address individual, systemic and ethno specific issues which affect their mental health. The goal is to empower individuals and communities to take control of their health. These groups would include family and peer support groups.
Peer Support Group – A safe space is provided where clients can practice their leadership skills by volunteering to facilitate the discussion. Participants share experiences, give feedback and provide support to each other. **** These programs and services are provided for those who are 16 years and older and identify themselves as a racialized individual. Persons wishing to attend must first be enrolled as a client at Across Boundaries and live in the Greater Toronto Area. There is no fee for this program or any meetings.
Where: 51 Clarkson Avenue | Toronto, ON, M6E 2T5
When: Once becoming a client, an event calendar is provided so you may select which support group you wish to attend.
Contact: 416-787-3007 | www.accrossboundaries.ca | firstname.lastname@example.org