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Race

Race in terms of equality, diversity and human rights. As part of a person's identity, a demographic characteristic, a determinant of inequalities in our society; of people's mental health and often reduced life chances, their experiences of prejudice and discrimination and their access to the protection of equalities legislation, appropriate services

Be sure to catch festival follow ups: They include mental health

Over the next 2 months, the home pages on this MHFE website and the equalitiestoolkit and healthy FE websites will contain a series of different Festival of #Identities follow-up box sets. Each explores a different aspect of identities through a pan-equalities lens and will be on show for 10 days only.

Refugee wellbeing and mental health 12.30 on 1 July 2016

Will you be joining colleagues who have already booked to attend 'Refugee wellbeing and mental health' online session Friday 1 July 2016, from 12.30-1.30pm?

Book now for free at: https://refugee_mental_health.eventbrite.co.uk

Shift website and resources

This link will take you to the main Shift website. Shift  was set up in 2004  to tackle stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health issues in England. It  built on the mind out for mental health campaign, which ran from 2001 to April 2004 and was part of the National Mental Health Development Unit (NMHDU). NMHDU and Shift ceased on 31st March 2011.

Shift's work and the resources it produced focused on the following:

Employment

Key useful resources produced included:

Race to Learning

Race to Learning offers practical guidance for supporting people from black and minority ethnic groups, who have mental health difficulties, to access and succeed in learning. It was developed  as part of the NIACE/LSC/ISCRI Mental Health Partnertship Programme of work in 2009/10.

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