'Dancing to Our Own Tunes' reports on a national consultation with BME mental health services users on their experiences. It takes a stand against tokenism and highlights several barriers to meaningful involvement, including overt and covert racism faced by people in these spaces. It makes a number of recommendations, including the need to link mental health services to broader race and rights based initiatives to do with education, citizenship rights, social inclusion, employment etc.
Dancing to Our Own Tunes: Reassessing Black and Minority Ethnic Mental Health Service User InvolvementWritten by Works for Freedom (30/11/99)
- Run By / Author: Kalathil, J.
- Website: http://www.survivor-research.com/index.php/publications/52-dancing-to-our-own-tunes-reassessing-black-and-minority-ethnic-mental-health-service-user-involvement
- When Published: 2008
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