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Online Launch of the National Mapping of Black Asian and Minority (BAME) Mental Health Services Survey and Report

12/08/20 to 12/08/20
11.00am - 1.00pm
Launch of the National Mapping of BAME Mental Health Services

BAMEStream presents the Launch of their report: ‘Implications and Impact: A Case for Culturally Appropriate Mental Health Services in response to COVID-19’

COVID-19 has exposed yet another inequality. Two analyses carried out by Public Health England revealed that BAME communities are at higher risk of contracting the virus, increased risk of severe symptoms and higher rates of death.

It is crucial that anyone bereaved by COVID-19 receive the appropriate support that they need. It is well known that BAME communities are less likely to access mainstream services so the need for culturally responsive mental health services, in particular bereavement support is paramount to support their future well-being and mental health.

Join The Ubele Initiative as they launch their report and present the findings of their survey! They will be discussing the need for a culturally appropriate bereavement service for the BAME community in response to COVID-19.

About this event

Hosted by BAMEStream alliance members Patrick Vernon OBE, Dr Yansie Rolston of Ubele and Helen George of BME Voices Talk Mental Health.

11:00am – 11:10am Welcome and Introductions

11:10am – 11:30am National Survey – Presentation of the Findings

11:30am – 11:40am Questions from the audience

11:40am – 12:40pm Panel members discussion

Yvonne Field CEO and Founder of The Ubele Initiative
David Weaver President of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)
Adam Weatherhead Managing Director of Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre ​
Alison Penny Director of the Child Bereavement Network and Project Coordinator National Bereavement Alliance
Steven Wibberley Chief Executive Officer Cruse Bereavement Care

12:40pm – 12:50pm Questions from the audience

12:50pm – 13:00pm Next steps and Closing

How to book

For more information and to register visit >> www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/launch-of-the-national-mapping-of-bame-mental-health-services-tickets-114937316608

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