We are very grateful for all the help and support we have received in producing this module.
Co-founder of DIPEx.
Lecturer, Mental Health Nursing, City University; Co-founder Chinese Mental Health Association (CMHA).
Advisory Panel Chair, Principal Researcher on the Mental health: ethnic minority carers' experiences project: Reader, School of Integrated Health, University of Westminster.
Project Officer, BME Men and Mental Health, Men's Health Forum.
Consultant to DIPEx Research Group; Former Co-ordinator of National BME Mental Health Carers Project, HASCAS and Manager of Therapeutic Services.
Senior Lecturer, Social Work, Department of Health & Social Care, Royal Holloway, University of London.
Co-director, Institute of Health, University of Warwick.
Senior Research Fellow: University of Westminster; Researcher on the Mental health: ethnic minority carers' experiences project.
Julie Jaye Charles
Service User; Chief Executive, Equalities National Council of Disabled People and Carers from BME Communities.
Senior Lecturer in Transcultural Psychiatry, Royal Free and University College London; Professor of Mental Health and Society, University of Central Lancashire.
Senior Qualitative Researcher, Health Experiences Research Group, Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford.
Diverse Minds Manager, Mind; Chair, BME Mental Health Network.
Research Manager, Care Services Improvement Partnership (CSIP).
Carer; Carers Development Officer, Afiya Trust.
Service User; User Involvement Consultant.
Sachdev Singh Seyan
Senior Community Development Worker (Race Equality), Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Very special thanks:
To all the people who generously donated their time and stories, without whom this research would not have been possible.
Thanks to individuals:
Mary McMahon (MMMa Consultancy), Mohammed Lais (QuantQual), Refat Taj (Touchstone) for help with recruitment; Shamoly Ahmed & Suman Prinjha for help with the Bengali & Punjabi recordings; Steve Attmore (Simpatico Roleplay Agency) for arranging the actors.
Thanks to organisations:
Touchstone Support Centre, Leeds; Savera Resource Centre, Leicester; Cause, Belfast; HASCAS, London; Therapeutic Services, Manchester; Black Carers' and Carers' Workers Network (Afiya Trust); MIND; Rethink and the Chinese Mental Health Association.
CSIP (Care Services Improvement Partnership)
Hulme University Fund, Oxford