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Latest news on WCEN projects, events in the community, current news and blogs from WCEN workers and those in our Network.

Healing Our Broken Village BME Mental Health Conference 26th October 2017 at New Testament Assembly Tooting Thank you to everyone who attended HOBV9 last week Thursday. It was a stimulating event, exploring the issues and inequalities around black mental health where we heard from David Bradley, Chief Executive, South West London and St Georges NHS Mental Health Trust,

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Thank you to everyone who attended HOBV9 last week Thursday. It was a stimulating event, exploring the issues and inequalities around black mental health where we heard from David Bradley, Chief Executive, South West London and St Georges NHS Mental Health Trust, who gave an update on the progress that is being made to reduce these inequalities, following last years
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Our 9th Healing Our Broken Village Black Mental Health Conference and Black History Exhibition will be held on Thursday 26th October 2017   HOBV 9 will include a progress report on pledges made by South West London and St. Georges Mental Health Trust at last years conference , and a focus on young BME people and mental

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Is there institutional racism in mental health care? Watch here  Black people are being failed by the UK’s mental health services because of “institutional racism”, it has been warned. How does this affect those who experience it? When Eche Egbuonu, who has bipolar disorder, was sectioned under the Mental Health Act, he should have been

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The BME Mental Health Forum met on 18th May and had the following updates:   Health Watch Wandsworth The Mental Health Needs of Offenders and Ex-Offenders This consultation is an opportunity for people to share their views on how the Mayor of London can improve access to mental health support for offenders and ex-offenders. For more

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NEW VIDEO: HOBV 8 We are very pleased to announce that our Healing Our Broken Village 8 Video is now LIVE! You can watch the video here, or subscribe to our youtube channel! The purpose and emphasis of the conference was to provide evidence that engages with and empowers communities to make positive differences to

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HOBV Pledges and Priorities During our Healing Our Broken Village 8 Conference on 27th October 2016 a list of top priorities were identified on the day and through the evaluation forms including: More support needed for staff to engage in difficult work More focus on other therapies, rather than medication, including more activities More information

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