Whilst we are under construction, if you in need of mental health care and advice, please contact your General Practitioner (GP) in the first instance for support and guidance. Please find below a list of useful community organisations who will also be more than happy to assist you with your needs.
The African and Caribbean Mental Health Services
(ACMHS) is a voluntary charitable organisation that was formed in October 1989 to provide support to African and African Caribbean people with mental health problems aged 16 and over and registered with a Manchester GP.The Mental Health Team works with people who have common mental health problems i.e.: depression, anxiety, relationship problems and low self-esteem by offering advice, CBT and person-centred counselling, CBT therapies, advocacy, health and well-being groups. In order to support the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) who fund the organisation towards Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), ACMHS now provides a wide choice of psychological therapies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT). ACMHS also provides drop-in services i.e.: sport, music, art, women, men, life skills and socialising. In addition we have a carers group, which gives practical and emotional support to individuals who are caring for someone who suffers from mental ill health. Volunteering opportunities are also available in fundraising, befriending, hospital support, drop-in facilitators and counselling. ACMHS also provides placement opportunities for social workers, occupational therapists, counsellors, nurses and training in race and mental health, cultural awareness and mental well-being.
The Windrush Millennium Centre 70 Alexandra Road, Manchester M16 7WD.
Telephone: 0161 226 9562
Caribbean and African Health Network
CAHN is a Black-led organisation set up to address the wider social determinants to reduce health inequalities for people of Caribbean & African in Greater Manchester and beyond. We work with the Black community and cross-sector organisations to build community resilience, relationships and a social movement to reduce health inequalities. CAHN’s vision is to eradicate health inequalities within a generation for Caribbean & African people.
Caribbean and African Health Network Transformation Community Resource Centre Richmond House 11 Richmond Grove Longsight M13 OLN
Phone: 07853 556 591
We believe that a person’s culture has a profound impact on their development and the way they cope with situations they encounter in their lives.
Just Psychology operates as a social enterprise and as a team of psychologists, therapists and social workers, we combine BME expertise with evidence-based interventions, tailoring clinical, legal and community services to an individual’s or family’s cultural context in order to produce preventative interventions and effective, long lasting outcomes.
We provide a range of services that work in partnership with legal and statutory partners - from expert witness assessments, family group conferences and therapy to cultural consultancy.
Phone: 0161 262 1622
Expert Witness Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are here to support you with your emotional well-being and mental health by offering a choice of effective, creative, young person-centred and rights-based approaches.
The 42nd Street team recognises that many of you feel disempowered, that some services are difficult for you to identify with and access and that your mental health and personal difficulties can be made worse by the health, social, cultural and economic inequalities that you might experience. We will do all we can to make you feel listened to, valued, included, safe and unique. 42nd Street, is a charity based in Greater Manchester. We offer a range of individual therapeutic support, learning opportunities, groups and creative activities for young people, encouraging you to find your voice, develop new skills, have fun and demonstrate that you can manage your mental health and wellbeing to achieve your full potential.
t: 0161 228 7321
The African Caribbean Care Group
Provides a caring and supportive service for older people of African Caribbean heritage who are residents of Central /South Manchester, Trafford and surrounding areas. For more than 30 years, we have been providing high quality, person-centred health and social care to the African Caribbean community. We are here to ensure the well being of our members. We strive to offer our services at affordable rates for our community, while never compromising on quality and safety standards.
ACCG, Claremont Resource Centre, 2 Jarvis Road, Hulme, Manchester, M15 5FS
Phone: 0161 226 6334
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