In Your Corner: Connecting LGBTQI2S Sport Communities
Aug 11, 2020
You’re invited! Join us for our virtual program hosted by Canadian Olympic Insider, Mark Tewksbury, as we chat with Canadian Olympians & athletes, sports organizers, and special community guests about inclusion in sport, and the effects of COVID-19 on sports communities!
Live sessions are hosted on our Facebook Live Page, and can also be viewed live via the Youtube videos below.
Our final LIVE session aired December 2, 2020 at 7 PM MT / 9 ET.
Watch The Panel
All 10 LIVE community sessions are recorded and posted below for your viewing pleasure!
Panel 10: December 2, 2020
Finale: Closing Ceremonies!
Panel 9: November 25, 2020
Coaching & LGBTQI2S Inclusion
Panel 8: November 18, 2020
Two Spirit Representation & Physical Health
Panel 7: November 11, 2020
Trans Inclusion & Representation in Sport
Panel 6: November 4, 2020
LGBTQI2S Inclusion in International Sport
Panel 5: Oct. 21, 2020
LGBTQI2S History In Sport
Panel 4: Oct. 7, 2020
Mental Health & Wellness in Sport
Panel 3: Sept. 23, 2020
LGBTQI2S Human Rights Regulations in Sport
Panel 2: Sept. 9, 2020
Staying Active During COVID-19
Panel 1: Aug. 19, 2020
LGBTQI2S Inclusion In Sports Panel
Mental Health Resources
Mental health resources for the Greater Calgary Area
Their Adventurers Programs is focused on anyone who is 18+. They boast a high facilitator-to-individual ratio for this program and will take individuals meeting their criteria on trips around the province.
Between Friends is an organization that builds a lifelong community of persons with disabilities, help them reach their individual potential, and receive the respect and dignity that persons with disabilities deserve.
Formerly known as Big White Wall Canada, Together All provides Albertans (16+) with mental health support via online means. Albertans have access to this one stop shop for resources and community support from a helpful community.
Different styles of therapy – focusing on group therapy the most. Their focus is on psychiatric and addictive disorders
Located at the Foothills Medical Centre, the Addiction Centre specializes in the comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment of adults/adolescents with substance/behavioral addiction concurrent with a mental health and/or chronic physical health condition.
Calgary Counselling Centre, founded in 1962, has been working towards providing mental health services at income-appropriate levels for Calgarians. Their services include Sexuality & Intimacy and Gender Issues among other specialties.
Individuals, families, groups and organizations across Canada
A collection of brochures with resources about the programs and services offered in Calgary and mental health information. Feel free to download and print their brochures and distribute to your community, school or workplace. Counselling services and in-person peer support are available.
The CMHA was established in Calgary in 1955 and is dedicated to promoting mental health and wellness through a comprehensive range of community-based services for individuals, families, groups and organizations.
Description of the Organization: Lifeline Canada and their app support individuals through intense crisis and suicide awareness and prevention. The Lifeline Canada App (available on ios and Android) offers online chat and email support, and a rich resource database of crisis management centres in Canada.
Funded by the Government of Canada, COVID-19 poses a huge burden for individuals, families and everyone in between who are quarantining. Wellness Together Canada helps Canadians by housing text-support services and other online supports.