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Mental health in BAME Groups


BAME people are more frequently subjected to involuntary psychiatric hospitalisation than others, particularly young, black men.


BAME groups are generally considered to be at higher risk of developing mental ill-health

1 in 4 people from BAME communities don't share their mental health issues

My mission to use my voice as a mental health speaker to break the walls of stigma in the BAME community, by teaching others there is no shame if you are suffering with mental health


I no longer feel ashamed that I have a bipolar mental illness. 

A woman has shared her harrowing experience
of dealing
with mental health while balancing her working life in business
during lockdown

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We speak to a mental health speaker,
Bella Rareworld,
as she shares her
experiences balancing
bipolar disorder with
her high-octane career  

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I have achieved a CACHE Level 2 certificate qualification in mental health awareness, dated October 2019

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Black History Month (UK)

1-31 October 2020

Black History Month (US)

February, 1-29 2020

In England and Wales, nearly a fifth of people come from a BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) background. The mental health of BAME communities is important because people from these communities often face individual and societal challenges that can affect access to healthcare and overall mental health.

I’m a woman of colour from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) background and representing the statistic 29.3% black British women (29.3%) prevalence of common mental health problems.

People from black minority ethnic (BME) groups are hiding mental health issues because of cultural stigmas about the condition.

African and Caribbean men have negative perceptions of mental health services and therefore delay seeking help. Source; Race Equality Foundation

Bella Rareworld Bipolar BAME Stratford Seminar 2019

Come along to my upcoming event to see my role

as a Professional Speaker Upcoming event


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October Black History Event

Breaking Mental Health Stigma

End October 2021

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