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Dancing to Our Own Tunes: Reassessing Black and Minority Ethnic Mental Health Service User Involvement

Written by  Works for Freedom (30/11/99)

'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.

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