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Specialist support services for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students

Black Minds Matter

Black Minds Matter connects black individuals and families to free mental health support provided by black therapists.

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The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network

The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network has a directory of therapists of black, African, Asian or Caribbean heritage.

We support and encourage people of Black African, Asian and Caribbean heritage to engage proactively and consciously in their psychological lives.

The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network
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NUS black students’ network

NUS black students’ network is the largest organisation of black students in Europe and represents all students of African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean heritage.

They support, organise, and facilitate conversations on issues affecting black students at a local, national, and international level. As a liberation network, they are a self-organised and autonomous part of NUS.

Black Students @ NUS Connect

Support for Muslim students

Support for Muslim students is a helpline service for young Muslims, offering support and signposting seven days a week by phone, Whatsapp, webchat and email.

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Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students’ mental health support

Taraki

Taraki works with Punjabi communities to create spaces where people can access mental health support and education. You can join their virtual forums for men, women, and LGBTQIA+ people.

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SHAP’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Community Development Scheme

SHAP’s Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Community Development Scheme aims to improve access to mainstream mental health and wellbeing services for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups (including asylum seekers, refugees and those granted Indefinite Leave to Remain) living and / or working in Halton, Knowsley and St Helens.

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Rainbow Noir

Rainbow Noir is a volunteer led social, peer support and community action group in Greater Manchester and the North West, which celebrates and platforms people of colour who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer and/or Intersex (LGBTQI).

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The Empowerment Group

The Empowerment Group is a charity that understands the cultural importance of Black therapists supporting their communities. They offer heavily subsidised online one to one counselling sessions for Black individuals in the UK aged 18+. Also, they offer training services for groups and individuals of all backgrounds.

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Bayo

Bayo is a space to find collectives, organisations, and services from across the UK. Bayo is created by and for the Black community to support mental health and wellbeing.

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Savera UK

Savera UK campaign to eliminate ‘honour’-based abuse and harmful practices and provide life-saving services to those at risk, regardless of age, culture, sexuality, or gender.

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