Indigenous Mental Health

Indigenous Mental Health

Indigenous Mental Health (Ongoing List of)

As settlers, we are continually learning the history and witnessing the current experiences of Indigenous people. We want to extend our support and care by sharing resources. Below you will see a list of artists on Instagram, mental health and community resources and for non-Indigenous folks who are interested to learn more, a free course at the bottom of the page.

This resource list is ongoing.   We also didn’t want to hold on to info when we can share it. If you know of any  other resources to share, please   contact us.

Phone Lines

Talk4healing indigenous women hotline 

Talk4Healing is a culturally grounded, fully confidential helpline for Indigenous women available in 14 languages all across Ontario. #Talk4Healing is free & confidential, 24-hour, 7 days a week | 1 855 554 HEAL (4325) | Live Chat also available.

Hope for Wellness Helpline – On-Line Chat Counseling Service

The First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line is available by phone at 1 855 242-3310 or through the new online chat counselling service.

Anishnawbe Mental Health Crisis: 416 891 8606

Aboriginal Crisis Intervention Line: 416 531 0330


Want More?

Land Acknowledgement
and Indigenous Resources

Resource: The Association for Opera in Canada developed with creator of @waapamishoo

Indigenous Canada

Indigenous Canada is a 12-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Faculty of Native Studies that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Topics for the 12 lessons include the fur trade and other exchange relationships, land claims and environmental impacts, legal systems and rights, political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, and contemporary Indigenous life, art and its expressions.

Want more from Dr. Tracy Bear? Fan of Schitt's Creek, Dan Levy?

You may have heard of this free course on Coursea. As a follow up, Dan Levy (creator and actor, Schitt’s Creek) has created a new YouTube channel where he interviews professors from the University of Alberta, Dr. Tracy Bear and Dr. Paul Gareau along with special guests.

See the video discussions per module HERE.


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