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Navigating the UK’s Mental Health Services and Advocating for Ourselves

Blog Piece Summary: This piece is an analytical review of the problems that Black people face with regards to the accessibility and provision of mental health care in the UK. Our Intercultural Therapist, Beverley J Weston also provides a therapist’s insight into Navigating the UK’s mental health services and how we can advocate for ourselves. 

BLAM UK Not-for-profit launches The Black Rights Project (TBRP) – Press Release

BLAM UK CIC Press Release, Not-for-profit launches The Black Rights Project (TBRP) BLAM UK is proud to announce the launch of our new international human rights project called The Black Rights Project (TBRP). BLAM UK is a civil society organisation that works with the United Nations Office for the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR)Continue reading “BLAM UK Not-for-profit launches The Black Rights Project (TBRP) – Press Release”

How Dr Joy DeGruy’s theory of Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome can help us understand types of Black Trauma

By Vanessa Hutton-Mills Black trauma is defined as psychological, physical and emotional injury from experiencing actual or perceived racism, including overt and covert racism (Carter, 2007). It has been a key feature of many African Diasporic communities, spanning several decades. This trauma has become an intergenerational part of the Black experience, as Black people continueContinue reading “How Dr Joy DeGruy’s theory of Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome can help us understand types of Black Trauma”

Lessons on Windrush: The Lesser-Known Stories Behind the Windrush Scandal

By Christina Vassell On March 2019, Windrush Lessons Learned Review was published. It came almost a year after the highly controversial, almost heinous and yet government sanctioned offences against any group of persons within its borders in recent times.  In short, the Windrush Scandal was and still is, a British political scandal concerning those ofContinue reading “Lessons on Windrush: The Lesser-Known Stories Behind the Windrush Scandal”

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