On this page, we will provide links to resources that you may find helpful for learning more about Indigenous mental health.
These resources are for practitioners, researchers and students alike and stem from some of the Indigenous Mental Health Interest Group members projects and interests.
This website will be continuously updated and please feel free to reach out the IMHIG coordinator, Caroline Wells if there is a resource you would like to see on this site.
Existing compilation of resources:
Several committees and organisations provide great resources to know more about Indigenous Peoples and existing mental health initiatives.
You can check out:
- McGill Indigenous Initiatives here
- McGill Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative here
- Multicultural Mental Health Resource centre here
Courses and learning opportunities:
Videos, webinars and podcasts:
Youth mental health resources
ACCESS Open Minds
- Eskasoni First Nation Improving youth mental health Part 1; Part 2; Part 3.
- Talking to Youth Workers here
- Talking to families and youth here
- Integrated Youth services here
- COVID-19: Indigenous Innovations in Youth Mental Health here
Health and related topics
Listening to One Another to Grow Strong program
- Tamara Bernard TED Talk: We are more than murdered and missing
To know more about Indigenous Peoples
- Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (2015): Calls to Action here
- Chelsea Vowel (2016). Indigenous writes: a guide to First Nations, Métis and Inuit issues in Canada. Book available here
- 35 books to read for National Indigenous History Month here