Coping well during Covid: BAME wellbeing webinar
This webinar created by Thrive LDN considers the challenges Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities face and some techniques and strategies to support wellbeing now and as lockdown restrictions ease.
Emily Gardner is joined by David Truswell, chair of the Dementia Alliance for Culture and Ethnicity. David has worked in community based mental health services in the UK for over thirty years and has been a great advocate for people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds. He has a rich history and understanding of how mental health has and does impact different minority communities.
Click here for the 59 minute documentary by Mr Harewood on why people of colour (BAME) are disproportionately affected by Covid-19. It is important to reflect on why there are differences in rates and how we shape policies going forward.
BAME Mental Health Webinar - 2021
The below webinar from a collaboration with MIND discusses the barriers to access for BAME individuals and how we can address unmet needs. In addition, there's a discussion on how people with mental illnesses that have a similar prevalence in all races are treated differently due to their background. The event was held by the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality and the Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG for a discussion on mental health within the BAME community.
BAME Seminar: 'No one can see me cry'
The Centre for Global Higher Education have run a seminar called: 'No one can see me cry - understanding mental health issues for BAME academics, staff and those in higher education'.
- BAATN - The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network:
Home of the largest community of Counsellors and Psychotherapists of Black, African, Asian and Caribbean heritage in the UK.
- Black Minds Matter UK:
The aim of Black Minds Matter is to ensure that black people in the UK can access mental health support. The organisation does this by helping black people and families across the nation to find professional mental health services, in addition to raising money to help cover the cost of such services.
- Language Line Solutions: An organisation that can provide translation and interpretation services over the telephone to organisations and services.
- Mind - Young Black Men:
This is a programme through which works specifically with young black men aged between 11 and 30 years old.
- Support for NHS BAME staff - available offers
- An alternative list of services
- What can an employer do to support their staff - a thinkpiece by Outset UK
Updated on: 21/04/2022