Promoting Mental Health in Canadians of African Descent
ArTeMo project is an alternative collaborative approach to promoting mental health among Black Canadian youth and their families in Edmonton and Calgary to improve their psychological, emotional, and social well-being.
We create awareness, understanding, and acknowledgment that various factors affect our community in different ways, and providing tools & strategies to assist our communities to address barriers to the Mental Health & Wellbeing of Black Canadians.
The ArTeMo Project engages diverse Black youth and their families to improve overall mental well-being, including the empowerment of Black Canadians who identify as LGBTQ2S+.
Social environments are improved to support positive mental health (policies, access to resources, social support)
Knowledge about mental health and its determinants is increased;
Skills or abilities that support positive mental health are improved.
The mental health and well-being of target populations are improved.
Innovative programs and interventions to promote positive mental health are identified and shared.
Rites of Passage
Mentorship and Employment support for Black Canadian including those who identify as LGBTQ2S+
Annual Youth Conferences
For more information, please contact the Africa Centre directly or watch our page for more details on upcoming events.