Reports and resources
A civilised society: Mental health provision for refugees and asylum-seekers in England and Wales
Restrictive government policies are functioning to socially exclude and marginalise refugees and asylum-seekers, both exacerbating causing mental distress.
Improving mental health support for refugee communities - an advocacy approach
The Refugee and asylum-seeker mental health advocacy project was developed to build a better understanding of the mental health concerns of refugees and asylum-seekers.
MindThink report 4: Psychiatry, race and culture
There is a sizable body of evidence detailing the over-representation and disproportionately negative experiences of BME people within secure mental health settings.
Articles from Openmind magazine:
The Department of Health has preached for several years the importance of user/consumer involvement in health service development.
It was 1992 when I first became involved in the mental health system. I got to know a young man who, like me, is Black and has a love of African jazz music.
Vision and reality
Is independent mental health advocacy working for black and minority ethnic service users? asks Marcel Vige
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