Black Mental Health Awareness and Empowerment Month

On March 3, 2021, Brampton City Council officially proclaimed March as Black Mental Health Awareness and Empowerment Month, in response to the mental health crisis in the Black community. 
Click here to read the official proclamation.

As part of this important month, join the conversation on mental health and wellbeing and its impact on the Black community.   

The City’s Economic Empowerment and Anti-Black Racism Unit looks forward to engaging and working with several organisations and volunteers to support this cause. Together, we can encourage more meaningful action in the fight against anti-Black racism.​ 

Community Sessions | via WebEx

  • Youth Mental Health Forum: Thursday, March 18 | 4:30 to 6:00 pm | register here
  • Seniors Mental Health Forum: Thursday, March 18 | 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm | register here
  • Women’s Mental Health Forum: Thursday, March 25 | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | register here
  • Men’s Mental Health Forum: Thursday, March 25 | 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm | register here
  • LGBTQ+ Mental Health Forum: Friday, March 26 | 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm | register here  

Education Session | via WebEx
March 31, 9 am to 12 pm 


Join us to learn about Anti-Black Racism and its destructive affects on families, society and economy, gain a better understanding of its impact on the mental health of Black Canadians, and how we can work towards the elimination of Anti-Black Racism.​

Recommended for those working in senior management roles in corporate, government, business, community, ​​religious and educational institutions, as well as for anyone wishing to learn more about the Black community and mental health.

Click here to register.