Inequality and Mental Health

Inequality and Mental Health conference London Tuesday 9th February 2010

Toynbee Hall 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6LS


Lynne Friedli author of Mental health, resilience and inequalities:

Sarah Corlett Consultant in Public Health NHS Lambeth and public health lead for mental health. This includes leading the development and implementation of the local strategic partnership’s mental wellbeing programme since 2004:

Tony Coggins Head of Mental Health promotion at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.He has spent the past 5 years setting up SLaM’s mental health promotion service with a remit of enabling the Trust to deliver on its strategic aim of working in partnership to promote mental well-being for all. Key to this has been developing well-being services and interventions that apply the evidence around promoting positive mental health bin communities . This includes a 4 year programme of work to promote well-being in 20 small communities across London (Well London programme):

Patrick Vernon Chief Executive The Afiya Trust. Patrick’s article on Racial inequalities in mental health services

Some relevent material which we might discuss:

Time to Change

Sinking and swimming: understanding Britain’s unmet needs

Aetiology and Ethnicity in Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses

New Horizons: working together for better mental health