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But in , during his first Pride parade in Toronto, he ran into a former teacher who often had lunch with him as a kid. He says his major concern now around mental health and being an advocate is creating safe spaces for young black youth, especially when it comes to getting access to culturally-appropriate services and support. Black communities and others in these countries perceived mental illness as a negative experience, one that only happened if you offended someone or were given the evil eye, Khenti says. Now more than ever, social media has changed the conversations we have. Except, she didn't know what anxiety was. Should your children get any screen time at all?