JULY 13th 2019
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African Health and Wellbeing Day is a landmark occasion that is aimed at the African and African Caribbean communities of Britain. It brings together African centred. therapists, wellbeing experts and organisations specialising in mental and physical health for a fun packed festival of educational talks, workshops and presentations. Our aim is to raise awareness of the culturally specific therapies and therapeutic services that build community resilience and healing.
black people aged 16 years and over who had suicidal thoughts, attempt suicide or self-harmed.
of Black people (including both sexes) compared to with 3% of White British reported at least one sign of drug dependency in the past year.
Black and ethnic minorities are more likely than white Britons to come into contact with mental health services through the criminal justice system
of black men aged 16 years and older have screened positive for a psychotic disorder in the past year
African Caribbean people are 3-5 times more likely than any other group to be diagnosed and admitted to hospital for schizophrenia
Consent for organ donation was over 1.6 times as likely to be given for White patients (69%) than for those of all other ethnic groups combined (42%)
Sickle cell trait is found in:
1 in 4 West Africans and
1 in 10 Afro-Caribbeans
Each year, 288.7 out of every 100,00 black people are detained under the Mental Health Act compared to 180 for White people and 97.1 and 91.9 for Asian people
Meet the best of Britain's African centred therapists, wellbeing practitioners, natural product vendors and charities.
Intimate break out sessions and advice with leading wellbeing practitioners.
TALKS & PANEL DISCUSSION
Keynotes on transforming the health and mental health landscape for Africa and African Caribbean people.
Meet the people you need to make a difference where you are. Connect with industry peers, contacts and thought leaders.
Please note: programme is subject to change
Race, Class, Poverty & Health: Understanding the social determinants of poor health outcomes
Building Community Resilience: Popularizing African Psychology and African Centred Therapy
Towards an inclusive future: Representation in Clinical Psychology and the Mental Health System
Discrimination in Maternity Care UK
Strengthening Community Capacity for Womans & Girls Health
Conversations on HIV & PreP - Preventative Tools for STI's & HIV
Melanin & Mental Health
Challenging Stigma on Dementia & Dementia Support
Mastering Stress Management
Challenging mental health policy: Recommendations for legislative transformation
Mental Health Lead
Psychiatrist, Lecturer & Writer
Activist & Social Commentator
Jacqui Dyer MBE
Race Equality FDN
Dr Oz Eno
bLack of Respect Campaign
Author & Director
Wandsworth Community Empowerment Network
Showcase your business on a fun packed day of education on the range of therapies and services targeted at the African and African Caribbean community
Generate highly targeted new business leads for your product or service
Build your brand with our cross-marketing and promotion strategy
Host a 30min seminar, demonstrate your leadership and expertise in a unique way
Network and build contacts with some of the leading African centered practitioners in Britain
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Choice of a Single Vendor Stall or a Shared Stall (2 vendors applying together)
Stall Size: 182cm x 76cm plus 2 chairs