Category Recovery

Personal Profile: Ali Mohamud, Peer Trainer at the Opening Doors Project

As one of the Peer Trainers at the Opening Doors Project, I am sharing my own journey through recovery. This is a journey that I draw from when I facilitate workshops. This journey starts inĀ  Somalia. I was eight years old and my family fled the horrors of a war. Not long after our arrival […]

Video: The Opening Doors Project in Toronto

Initiated in 2009 by the Toronto branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, The Opening Doors Project is a Train-the-Trainer project designed to promote strengthened participation of immigrants and refugees in civil society. It does this by offering skills and work experience to newcomers living with mental health issues. These individuals are called Peer Trainers […]