Minority Voices: Research and Guide
This report gives insight into what young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups think about mental health services and the barriers to accessing help.
Minority Voices collected extensive data from young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups about their awareness, understanding and experiences of using mental health services, and barriers to accessing help.
The study also collected information from the staff working with these groups and mapped service provisions across the country.
Through the Minority Voices research project, 2 reports have been produced aimed at service commissioners and those working to support the mental health of young people. These are:
Minority Voices: research into the access and acceptability of services for the mental health of young people from Black and minority ethnic groups
Report by Zarrina Kurtz, Ceilidh Stapelkamp, Emily Taylor, Mhemmooda Malek and Cathy Street.
This report explains the study methodology, the findings from the fieldwork and the study recommendations.
Minority Voices: a guide to good practice in planning and providing services for the mental health of Black and minority ethnic young people
Report by Zarrina Kurtz, Ceilidh Stapelkamp, Emily Taylor, Mhemooda Malek and Cathy Street.
This report describes the service elements known to be important in providing mental health services for young people. It backs this up with a range of detailed case studies demonstrating different ways of working with young people from Black and minority ethnic groups.
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