Mental Health & Policing – post the Sean Rigg Inquest

led by BMHUK, sponsored by SLaM

DATE Monday 8 July 2013

TIME 5 pm – 7 pm (doors open 4.30 pm)

VENUE Civic Suite, Lewisham, Catford Road, London SE6 4RU

The 3rd in a series of community engagement seminars run by human rights campaigns group Black Mental Health UK (BMHUK) with the support of South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM).*

Themes to be discussed include:

  • Policing, Mental Health & Black Britain

Transparency and accountability: Changes and improvements in accessing healthcare

  • Post Sean Rigg

Improving community relations and restoring trust in the services

  • Places of Safety – alternatives to Police custody

Health based and community based places of safety what is needed to make this a reality

  • Family Involvement & Confidentiality

How the Trust work closely families and carers to improve services

We want this event to include a range of voices – service users, carers, local stakeholders, voluntary/partner organisations to contribute discussion in addition to panel contributions. Themes that emerge will be used to inform those that follow.

Attendance is open to people from Lewisham and across London.

Directions visit:

Registration: please register in advance to help with planning

Email: / tel: 020 7152 4090

PDF here: Mental Health and Policing_Invitation3

Briefing here: Mental Health and Policing_Invitation Briefing doc3


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