This week we are pausing our regularly scheduled content to make space for Black voices and the important information being shared in online spaces.
Our team stands in solidarity against racism, discrimination, and hate, and in support of diversity, cultural sensitivity, and respect. As actors in mental healthcare, we have a deep responsibility to uphold anti-oppressive and anti-racist practice.
These are our values, but we know that we can and need to do more to further exemplify them in our work.
Offline, we are taking this time to learn, reflect individually and discuss as a team, and determine what lasting actions we can take. This isn’t an effort or intention that ends there, but a commitment to ongoingly learn and grow through lasting action. We invite other startups and teams to join us in doing the same.
For now, we'd like to direct you to a content pack from our friends and former office neighbours Crescendo, on Black Joy & Allyship. At the bottom of their page you can also find a link to a detailed list of anti-racism resources. Additionally, we'd like to highlight Black Health Alliance an incredible organization that has been fighting racial disparities in health and well-being for people from diverse Black communities for a long time.
We’d also like to take this opportunity to applaud the work of fellow mental health groups WellNest Psychotherapy and The Healing Collective who organized fundraisers to support Black mental health.