RCPsych Members Webinar 28 October 2021, Black History Month: Popular culture, racism and mental health

Nov 1, 2021, 14:13 PM
The awareness of systemic racism and mental illness continues to be on the rise, especially in the black community. There is a unique interaction between these major issues in popular culture with the world events which have triggered responses via social media and by organisations such as Black Lives Matter. As part of Black History Month, the Association of Black Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Psychiatrists are holding a series of webinars examining these issues, their impact on black communities and humanity as a whole. Join our discussion on popular culture, racism and mental health. The Royal College of Psychiatrists is dedicated to fighting against race inequality for our patients, carers, members, staff and in wider society. The Association of Black Psychiatrists supports the professional development of black psychiatrists, through education, training, and mentoring and promoting innovation and excellence in the delivery of high quality care. It fosters engagement and discussion about difficult conversations on racism and racial trauma, and is also a medium for teaching and engaging with the younger generation.
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Women and Mental Health Special Interest Group Annual Conference 2021

24 November 2021. Tickets Here.

Past events

Women and Mental Health Special Interest Group Annual Conference 2020

This event took place on 4 December 2020.

Please see draft programme for further information.

Confinement - A Women in Mind Event

Hosted on 26 October by The Royal College of Psychiatrists and Kings College London. The evening explored how quarantine has challenged our sense of ourselves with and in conversation with Susie Orbach and Abigail Burdess.

This event is now available to view again if you were unable to attend on the day.

RCPsych Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry conference

Professor Louise Howard, WMHSIG Exec Committee member and Professor in Women's Mental Health at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust presented at the faculty conference on 15 October 2020. 

Her talk on the subject of Domestic violence and abuse and mental health during the Covid pandemic and beyond: implications for general adult psychiatrists can be viewed back now.

Women in Mind series

'Women in Mind' is a series of events by the Women and Mental Health Special Interest Group, Royal College of Psychiatrists, in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London.

It aims to engage health professionals and the public in debate and discussion about challenges to women's mental health across the lifecycle.

The events are shaped around interviews with inspirational women on professional or personal experiences that have shaped their views on women's mental health, both in terms of difficulties and resilience.

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