Communities around the city organized various events for Black Mental Health Day.

You can also host your own next year (contact or sign up for updates.

R.I.S.E - Black Mental Health Day
Mar 02, 7:00 PM
Burrows Hall, 1081 Progress Avenue
R.I.S.E Monday featuring Shakkoi, Nathan Baya, LA The 2nd, Maya Gabriel, Anane, Rudy Ray
Mental Health in the Black Community
Mar 02, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Room 102 Mechanical Engineering Building, 5 King's College Cir, Toronto, ON M5S, Canada
A speaker series. Speakers: Donna Alexander, MSW, RSW; Dr. Josiah Osagie, MD. Room 102. Refreshments will be provided.
Belly Full, Heart Light, Mind Right
Mar 02, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
FoodShare Toronto, 120 Industry St, York, ON M6M 4L8, Canada
Event for Black youth to engage with food, explore healthy mental health practices, and enjoy a safe space to discuss the intersections of both. Spots are limited. To register (include allergies/dietary restrictions), contact Jade Guthrie by email ( or phone (416-363-6441 x 202).
Mar 02, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Collège Boréal - Auditorium, 1 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5E 1W7, Canada
Power in Healing
Mar 02, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tropicana Community Services, 1385 Huntingwood Dr, Scarborough, ON M1S 3J1, Canada
A (free) community celebration to mark Toronto's first #BlackMentalHealthDay! Community healing circle, discussions about anti-Black racism and mental health, African drumming, dance and spoken word, along with refreshments and light dinner.
Facebook LIVE: Confronting Racism and Mental Health
Mar 02, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST
Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
A multidisciplinary panel exploring the relationships between mental health in Black community and anti-Black racism.
Black Mental Health: Panel Discussion
Mar 01, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Malvern Public Library, 30 Sewells Rd, Scarborough, ON M1B 3G5, Canada
Join us for an afternoon of Speakers, Powerful Information, Resources, Networking, and Light Refreshments.
Impact of Anti-Black Racism & Islamophobia on the Somali Community
Feb 29, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Rexdale Community Health Centre, 222 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9P 3S5, Canada
Topics include Anti-Black Racism, Islamophobia, Mental Health, and Trauma Informed Care. Dinner will be served.

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