Black & Minority Ethnic Group [BME]

Meets monthly

Aims
The aim of the Group is to improve services for people with mental health needs from black and minority ethnic communities (aged 16+) in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan by:
• Raising awareness
• Improving access
• Influencing service development

Function
• To provide a collective voice for groups with an interest in mental health from a black and minority ethnic perspective to inform the planning and delivery of services

• To provide an opportunity for networking and building partnerships for action - a place for people to share initiatives, information, and expertise.

• To be responsible for drafting and delivering on a jointly agreed action plan

• To build awareness of early intervention & transition in mental health services from children through to young people through to adults.

Meeting dates 2015:

  • Monday February 23rd 2 - 4pm Diverse Cymru offices, Alexandra House, Cowbridge Rd East, Canton, Cardiff
  • Monday April 20th 2- 4 pm, Marie Curie Hospice Bridgeman Road Penarth CF64 3YR
  • Monday June 22nd 2- 4pm Diverse Cymru offices
  • Monday October 26th 2- 4pm Diverse Cymru offices
  • Monday December 7th -2- 4 pm ISSA offices, 62, Whitchurch Road, Cathays, Cardiff

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