Black and Ethnic Minorities

Black and Ethnic Minorities

Chinese Mental Health Association

CMHA provides a diverse range of services with the aim of serving Chinese people who suffer from mental health related issues and problems. They also provide support for their carers who may not be familiar with all the nuances of traditional Chinese culture. As different people have a variety of needs, the services cater to all ages and socio-economic demographics. CMHA are actively involved in providing direct services, increasing mental health awareness, representing Chinese mental health issues in the public forum and raising its profile in the Chinese community.

Refugee Council

The Refugee Council is the largest organisation in the UK working with asylum seekers and refugees. They not only give direct help and support, but also work with asylum seekers and refugees to ensure their needs and concerns are addressed.

The Jewish Association for the Mentally Ill

JAMI was founded in 1989 by parents, relatives and friends of people with mental ill health. JAMI provides a range of culturally specific services for Jewish people who have a severe and enduring mental illness. JAMI is recovery orientated and committed to working alongside statutory services to provide a high quality community-based service which enables people to maximise their potential and take control of their own recovery.

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