Black men are 17 times more likely to be diagnosed with a psychotic illness when compared to their white counterparts, 44 % more likely to be detained under the Mental Health Act, and 29% more likely to be subjected to control and restraint measures to coerce them into mental health services. Black men are also twice more likely to be referred to mental health services through Police or Court services than their white counterparts.
Get real insight into the lives and experiences of young black men & women who have been through the mental health system. Expect powerful first-hand accounts regarding the institutional racism that occurs within the UK mental health system from the police all the way to the psychiatrists.
Speak with professionals from the field and mental health services available within the community.
Participate in the interactive workshop and leave with a new perspective on Black mental health in the UK.
We are 100% independent and we always keep it real, raw and uncut.
Limited seating available, register to avoid disappointment.