For decades, our society has tried to understand “systemic discrimination”; why some students do better in school than others, why families of different races are treated differently when they apply for an apartment or go to the bank for a loan or apply and interview for a job. All that children and youth know is that it “hurts” to be treated differently and see their parents, whom they looked up treated poorly for no other reason than their race, culture, sex, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, disability, or things that are beyond their control.

This confusion leads to mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, low school performance, low self esteem and family stress.

It also affects and impacts the children who witness these children and youth being treated differently as they innocently become bystanders to systemic bullying, often against their will.

Thus the state of being oppressed causes widespread environmental confusion, marginalization, isolation while consistently exposing all attendees to negativity, which is suffocating to all.

This tour: The I Can’t Breathe Unity and Diversity Mental Health Tour is a BREATH OF FRESH AIR to students and classes and educators in crisis and those who just want to keep building a positive neutral productive learning environment. It is a SAFE HAVEN and a STRONG SUPPORT for the bullied child and the child or youth who is bullying.

I Can’t Breathe will unify your classes, your workplaces and your communities and fill your communal spaces with understanding, positivity and the desire to learn and produce as a team for SUCCESS.

JOIN US and INVEST in YOUTH today! 

About NCYMH:

The National Collaboration for Youth Mental Health ( is a registered charity and the ONLY mainstream National youth mental health agency serving DIVERSE youth since 2009 with a myriad of youth driven, youth focused, comprehensive, healing, bonding, support and success achieving ways, which thousands of youth have benefitted from, found rehabilitation through and thrived from. We provided and consistently provide the foundation so youth can use our organization to springboard and embark on lives filled with vision, purpose, self-respect, dignity, and success.

STAFF: We are a team of youth, educators, doctors and specialists who give 100% to children and youth and believe that there is no better investment than investing in their future. We believe in strong and courageous action for children and youth, equal opportunity and no one left behind or excluded because of race, culture, socio-economic status, sexual orientation or because they are lgbtq2+.


  • Starting Wednesday, September 30th, 2020, repeats every day until Thursday, June 24, 2021 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm



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Ottawa, ON K1P 5A5


Kamala Tiwari

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