Racism as a public mental health concern

Racism as a public mental health concern
Racism as a public mental health concern
14th July 2021

About the Webinar

Brief Description:

The seminar looks at the structural and social determinants of race and racism as public mental health concern disguised by the White Paper Review of the Mental Health Act (2021) for clinical and competency changes.

It analyses the inter-related factors of class, gender, education as important contributing factors to the over-representation of racialised (ethnically diverse) communities, suffering from Covid-19 and long-term medical diseases. It looks at the need to avoid a simple reductionist approach posed by the Commission on Race and Ethnic disparities (2021), that positions black Caribbean men as the central race and public mental health concern.

The seminar thus explores the escalator of other discriminatory experiences within the structures of British society; family, school, work and political systems, and the impact on the priority characteristics, such as religion and gender as depoliticised in the area of Racism as a public mental health concern.  

Video Playlist
1/7 videos
1
Prof Tim Kendall - Advancing Mental Health Equalities
Prof Tim Kendall - Advancing Mental Health Equalities
14:40
2
Ajibola Lewis + Marcia Rigg - The lived experience – ‘Use of force’
Ajibola Lewis + Marcia Rigg - The lived experience – ‘Use of force’
40:27
3
Kevin Ariyo - Mental Health and Justice Project. Importance of Seni Law.
Kevin Ariyo - Mental Health and Justice Project. Importance of Seni Law.
13:02
4
Colin King - Addressing race in the Coproduction Relationship
Colin King - Addressing race in the Coproduction Relationship
07:09
5
Dr Michael Bennett - Beyond taking the Knee - Racism and mental health in Football
Dr Michael Bennett - Beyond taking the Knee - Racism and mental health in Football
10:15
6
Prof Sashidharan - Ethnicity and Mental Health Improvement Project: Reducing coercion.
Prof Sashidharan - Ethnicity and Mental Health Improvement Project: Reducing coercion.
13:14
7
Panel Discussion - Lived Experiences Co-production, race, and restrictive practices
Panel Discussion - Lived Experiences Co-production, race, and restrictive practices
21:16

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