BME Mental Health Resource Library

Resource Library

A selection of resources about cultural awareness and sensitivity around mental health and Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities

Diverse Cymru Publications

Cultural Competency Toolkit – English
Cultural Competency Toolkit – Welsh

BME Services and Resource List – Cardiff and Vale (.pdf)
BME Services and Resource List – North Wales (.pdf)

Getting the best from your GP – English (.pdf)
Getting the best from your GP – Welsh (.pdf)
How to get the best from your doctor – Easy Read (.pdf)

Understanding and Treating Depression – English (.pdf)
Deall a Thrin Iselder (Understanding and Treating Depression – Welsh) (.pdf)
Fahmida iyo Daaweynta Dhibarashanka (Understanding and Treating Depression – Somali) (.pdf)
Understanding and Treating Depression – Urdu (Plain text) (.pdf)
Understanding and Treating Depression – Farsi (.pdf)
Understanding and Treating Depression – Arabic (.pdf)


Toolkits, Guides and Resources

The Mental Health Service Directory 2013 (pdf)

Young people and the issues of racism and religious discrimination (pdf)

National Mental Health Development Unit (NMHDU) Mental Wellbeing Checklist (pdf)

The Bullying and Hatecrime Handbook (2011) Neville Evans (pdf)

NHS Nottingham – Regional Toolkit: Ensuring Better Involvement of Black and Minority Ethnic Service Users and Carers in Mental Health Services (pdf)

The Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health: Cultural Sensitivity Audit Tool for Mental Health Services – Guidelines (pdf)

Diversity Resources for Voluntary and Community Organisations (2010) (pdf)

RECAP (2010) Training Race Equality and Cultural Awareness Programme – Handout Booklet (pdf)

Mind’s links to mental health information in languages other than English (docx)

2001 Census: Breakdown of Ethnic Categories in Wales, by Local Health Board Area (pdf)

A Definition of Cultural Competence (.doc)

Breaking the links between poverty and ethnicity in Wales (link)

 


Department of Health

DoH Community Development Workers for BME Communities – final handbook 2006 Download (pdf)
DoH Community Development Workers for BME Communities – interim guidance 2004 Download (pdf)
DoH Community Development Workers for BME Communities – supplementary guidance 2006 Download (pdf)


Rethink

Rethink Statement of Intent Download (pdf)
Rethink Policy Statement: Culture and Race (2007) Download (pdf)
Rethink Policy Statement: Cultural Diversity (2005) Download (pdf)


National Mental Health Development Unit

Race Equality and Cultural Awareness Programme (RECAP) Presentation – Session 1 Download (.ppt)
Race Equality and Cultural Awareness Programme (RECAP) Presentation – Session 2 Download (.ppt)
Race Equality and Cultural Awareness Programme (RECAP) Presentation – Session 3 Download (.ppt)


Count me in Census 2005 – 2010

2010

Count me in Statistics (Wales) 2010
Count me in Report 2010
Count me in Report 2010 (Easy Read)
Count me in Report 2010 (Welsh)

2009

Count me in Statistics (Wales) 2009
Count me in Report 2009
Count me in Report 2009 (Easy Read)
Count me in Report 2009 (Welsh)
Count me in Summary 2009 (.doc)

2008

Count me in Summary 2009 (.doc)
Count me in Report 2008
Count me in Report 2008 (Easy Read)
Count me in Report 2008 (Welsh)

2007

Count me in Statistics (Wales) 2007
Count me in Report 2007
Count me in 2007 – Wales: a commentary

2006

Count me in Statistics (Wales) 2006
Count me in Report 2006
Count me in Report 2006 (Welsh)

2005

Count me in Statistics (Wales) 2005
Count me in Report 2005
Count me in Report 2005 (Welsh)

More information about the Count me in Census is available on the National Archives website.


Publications

2014

To Improve the Mental Health Outcomes of Young African Caribbean Men: Better Outcomes – New Approach (pdf)

2013

Research paper: Inpatients from black and minority ethnic backgrounds in mental health services in Wales: a secondary analysis of the Count Me In census, 2005–2010 (pdf)

2012

Awetu (2010-2011) See me, Hear me, Count me: Report on the findings of the Awetu BME Mental Health community engagements events (pdf)

2011

Ethnic diversity and inequality: ethical and scientific rigour in social research (pdf)

Centre for Mental Health – Briefing 39: Mental health care and the criminal justice system (pdf)

2010

Scoping the potential of Community and Voluntary Organisations to Deliver Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion (CJLD) services (pdf)

The Price of Race Inequality: The Black Manifesto 2010 (pdf)

Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health (2010) Max Rutherford – Blurring the Boundaries: The convergence of mental health and criminal justice policy, legislation, systems and practice (pdf)

2009

Mind (2009) A civilised society: Mental health provision for refugees and asylum-seekers in England and Wales (pdf)

Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health (2009) Diversion: A better way for criminal justice and mental health (pdf)

2007

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology: Postnote – Ethnicity and Health (pdf)

Race for Justice: Less Equal than Others – Ethnic minorities and the criminal justice system (pdf)

Nacro (2007) Black communities: Mental health and the criminal justice system (pdf)