The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed and highlighted existing health inequalities, particularly affecting people Black and minoritised ethnic groups. Our SMEF Mental Health Outreach and Engagement Officer works to:
- Create and develop a stakeholder engagement and co-production group of people from Black and minoritised ethnic communities.
- Support the stakeholder group to become members of the Independent Mental Health Network to highlight issues which need addressing strategically by contributing to discussions with partners from across the mental health support system
- Seek to engage Black and minoritised ethnic faith and community leaders to act as champions on mental health issues in the wider co social care providers/leaders
- Develop strategic alliances with Black and minoritised ethnic communities’ faith and community leaders.
For more information or to become part of our stakeholder group, contact our Mental Health Outreach and Engagement Office, Salem Sabur.