Black mental health matters: Time to eradicate long-standing ethnic inequalities in mental healthcare

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Release date: 15/7/2020

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In 2018, ethnic inequalities in mental health treatment led the Royal College of Psychiatrists to endorse the position that mental healthcare in the UK is institutionally racist. In this blog, Jamal Alston, Dr Henna Lemetyinen, and Professor Dawn Edge explain how these inequalities present themselves, and use their research to outline new policies for mental healthcare.

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TitleBlack mental health matters: Time to eradicate long-standing ethnic inequalities in mental healthcare
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletPolicy@Manchester Blog
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/07/20
DescriptionIn 2018, ethnic inequalities in mental health treatment led the Royal College of Psychiatrists to endorse the position that mental healthcare in the UK is institutionally racist. In this blog, Jamal Alston, Dr Henna Lemetyinen, and Professor Dawn Edge explain how these inequalities present themselves, and use their research to outline new policies for mental healthcare.
URLblog.policy.manchester.ac.uk/posts/2020/07/black-mental-health-matters-time-to-eradicate-long-standing-ethnic-inequalities-in-mental-healthcare/
PersonsJamal Alston, Henna Lemetyinen, Dawn Edge