Briefing 35: Evening the odds

17 July 2008

Employment support, mental health and Black and minority ethnic communities

17 July 2008

People from Black and minority ethnic communities are less likely to use employment support services and less likely to succeed in gaining employment than their white British peers.

Specialist mental health employment support staff need to adopt an evidence-based approach with the capacity to address issues of racism and stigma.

This briefing suggests some targeted actions that might help to make change happen.

Audience: Local commissioners, employment services.

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