Side by Side: Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities and mental health

On Thursday October 20th 2016 between 10.30am to 3.30pm,  Mind in Northamptonshire, in association with Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT), will be hosting an event at the Royal and Derngate.

The event has been put together with Dostiyo, African Yams, Zimwomen and The event hopes to explore peer support, mental health and equality in services for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities.

The event will also be celebrating diversity in Northamptonshire and Black history, as part of Black History Month.

The event will include a presentation, guest speakers and an opportunity to speak to local organisations. Plus, there will be food and entertainment from across the world.


Guest speakers

  • Dominic Makuvachuma-Walker 
    Mind, Engagement Manager 
    Presentation: 'Side by Side - Improving mental health through peer support'


  • Diana Belfon, 
    Project Manager, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT)
    Presentation: 'Moving Ahead - Delivering Equality in Mental Health Services for BME Communities'

Date: Thursday, October 20th 2016

Time: 10.30am to 3.30pm

Venue: Underground, Royal and Derngate Theatre, Guildhall Road, Northampton NN1 1DP

For more information contact Kettering Mind on 01536 523216 /