Yalinee Barendra

Name 
Yalinee Barendra
Pronouns 
She/Her
Title 
Youth Groundbreaker
Bio 
Yalinee Barendra (she/her) is a mental health advocate. She has lived experience both as a youth and family caregiver in the mental health and substance use system. She has advised for projects for organizations such as CAMH and the Ontario Caregiver Organization. She believes in the power of small changes to make an impact in systematic change in the mental health system. She would like to see more culturally appropriate services available in the mental health system. In her spare time, she likes to go hiking.
Location 
Central Canada
Affiliated Organizations 
Open To 
  • Organizational updates, including job opportunities, new hires, project launches, Blogs etc.
  • Trainings, Webinars, and Lunch-and-Learns
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Engagement Surveys (Internal and External to Frayme)
  • Focus Groups
  • Project Working Groups
  • Engagement/Research opportunities
  • Presentation Opportunities
  • Strategic Advisement to the Organization

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