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We are organising a free pan-London conference on 25th February 2015

Improving Access to Crisis Mental Health Services for Minority Ethnic and Refugee Communities 

Mind in Harrow's innovative campaign 'Olole Isbedel' highlights the multiple disadvantages experienced by the Somali community, including poverty and severe mental illness, which are inextricably linked to over-representation in the criminal justice system. 

At this conference we will be sharing the learnings from the 1st year of this campaign, which we belive are relevant and transferable to work across London with other minority ethnic and refugee communties. 

We will be bringing together nationally acclaimed experts in the field who have contributed to national guidance and research to: 

Explore mental health crisis care and its link with the criminal Justice system

Share learnings from national research and guidance in order so that we can can acheive change in the current climate 


WHEN: Wednesday 25th of February 2015, 10am - 4:30pm

WHERE: Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, N7 6PA 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Health and social care professionals, NHS Trust Diversity leads, commissioners of mental health services, Somali/black African and other community organisations supporting refugees and asylum seekers, those working with or in the criminal justice system and interested parties. 

RSVP: Josie Hinton by email: or Tel: 0208 515 7877

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Head for Work:  Employers  

If you are an employer who wants to retain and make the most of staff, it helps to know that 1 in 4 of us will experience Mental Health problems in our lifetimes.  This includes stress, depression, and anxiety

This means:

Are you ready to address this issue?  How much do you think you know?

Get the FULL picture from an expert perspective and STAMP OUT STIGMA.


We provide training for all sectors of employment and if you ahve a special interest we can tailor a course to your needs.  This training has the power to benefit your working and personal life - knowledge is power, so let enlightenment begin now.

To book a FREE taster presentation please contact:
Nathifa Douet
Head for Work Project Coordinator
020 8515 7861