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Our Aims

Objectives 

Advance

The education for the public benefit among mental health practitioners and women of African/Caribbean descent who have an interest in mental health, by:

a) the provision of training, workshops, events and resources designed to aid understanding of how mental health manifests in women of African/Caribbean descent and their experience of accessing mental healthcare services and to support the delivery of appropriate mental healthcare services for them;

 

b)  the provision of bursaries and awards to support women of African/Caribbean descent who are studying for professional qualifications to enable them to become mental health practitioners.

Preserve and protect

The mental and emotional health of women of African/Caribbean descent by providing mental health resources, including, where appropriate, access to professional counselling.

Aims 

By 2025, we want to:
 

  • Help over 500 women of African and Caribbean descent directly through our services

  • Help over 1000 women of African and Caribbean descent indirectly through our services

  • Sponsor 20 women of African or Caribbean descent to attend private counselling or therapy

  • Award 16 bursaries to women of African or Caribbean descent studying to become mental health practitioners

  • Held 15 school career and education talks

  • Held at least two support and networking lunches for over 50 women of African or Caribbean descent

  • Held at least four Knowledge Exchange Workshops for community groups, churches, universities, and mental health professionals