Mental Health Services and the African and African-Caribbean diaspora – the impact of discrimination and how to combat this

23Oct

One-day conference

Location The Royal College Of Psychiatrists, London, E1 8BB
CPD 1 per hour (subject to peer group approval)
Consultant/SAS/Higher Trainee£170
Core Trainee/Retired/subsidised£150
Non-members£190
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Mental Health Services and the African and African-Caribbean diaspora – the impact of discrimination and how to combat this

Event Information

This conference will explore the racial disparities which exist in mental health access, experience and outcomes. Topics to be covered include:

  • Epidemiology of mental health problems in people from BAME backgrounds
  • Identifying risk factors for mental health problems in people from BAME backgrounds
  • The impact of racism on the development of adult psychopathology
  • Interventions to improve access, experience and outcomes of mental health services for those from African and African-Caribbean backgrounds

Confirmed speakers and chairs at the conference include:

Conference Organisers - Dr Shubulade Smith & Dr Dawn Edge

Professor Wendy Burn

Phoebe Barnett

Sir Simon Wessely

Steve Gilbert

Simon Woolley

Cllr Dr Jacqui Dyer

Professor Graham Thornicroft

Dr Louisa Codjoe

The full conference programme is now ready to download (pdf)

You can register for this conference through our website or by completing and returning a copy of the registration form.

The event will take place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E18BB. You can view directions and a map to help you plan your journey.

The Citymapper website/app can help you plan your route within London, giving the best walking, cycling, bus and tube routes available. Use postcode E1 8BB as your destination.

You can book accommodation through our partner agency MICE Concierge.

This conference is open to practitioners, academics, those with Lived Experience and anyone with an interest in the mental health of ethnic minority groups. 

For further information, please contact:

Email: jonathan.bennett@rcpsych.ac.uk

Contact Name: Jonathan Bennett

Contact number: 020 3701 2615

Event Location

Location: The Royal College Of Psychiatrists, London, E1 8BB