Pursuing racial justice in mental health

Pursuing racial justice in mental health investigates how health and care services in the UK can collaborate with community organisations to coproduce mental health support that best meets the needs of racialised communities.

Reaching out

Improving the physical health of people with severe mental illness

Better Mental Health Fund: Blackpool

Blackpool is a seaside town in the North West of England with an estimated population of 140,000 people. It has a significantly smaller percentage of ethnic minority groups compared to the North West as a whole and to England and Wales. It is one of the most deprived places in England. Men and women in Blackpool

Better Mental Health Fund: Birmingham

With a population of over a million people, Birmingham is the largest local authority in England. It is a highly ethnically diverse city, with over half of the population being from racialised communities and one out of four people being of South Asian heritage. Many areas in Birmingham are amongst the most deprived in the

Better Mental Health Fund: Barnsley

Barnsley is an ex-mining town and has an Index of Multiple Deprivation of 30. It has a population of 243, 341, of which 3.9% are from minority ethnic communities, including Polish and Romanian people. Barnsley has one of the highest rates of self-harm for children and young people in England and suspected suicides are identified