Sharing Voices organised and hosted a meeting consisting of faith representatives and professionals from different organisations including voluntary groups, NHS and Bradford Council.
The idea behind this was to establish a faith and mental health forum which would allow mental health awareness to be raised amongst faith organisations and in particular children and young people attending these organisations. The forum would also serve as a platform for attendees to share best practice, and support the dissemination of information to organisations.
The forum was well attended with lively discussions around steering the project forward and ideas for engagement with the faith organisations. A number of tasks and activities were also agreed to help the work of the forum including attendees taking on specific actions such as contacting organisations and supporting the delivery of training to the forum itself.
This is a great opportunity for faith organisations to be involved and receive training and support around mental health.
We would love to hear from you and have a discussion around how we can help.