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Here are the resources we found for cultural differences for young people:
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Black History Month 2018: Vital speaks to HeadStart mini Ambassadors
(Featured resource)For Black History Month 2018, young people from HeadStart Wolverhampton spoke to local grime artist and performer Vital about his experiences growing up as a black young person in the city. Vital speaks with great eloquence about his appreciation for his heritage and experiences of racism.
Think You Understand Me?
Just because our skin is a different colour, doesn’t mean it’s any thicker! If you are facing discrimination because of the way you look, Childline is here to help. You can talk to a trained Childline counsellor either through their online chat service or via their freephone number.
Celebrating Culture and Differences
Culture can be lots of different things. It can be something you’re born into, or something you join. Muna and Teeyana join Childline to talk about celebrating culture and differences, and what makes us amazing individuals.
Race and Ethnicity Impacts Mental Health
A brilliant short 6 minute video highlighting the difficulty young ethnic people have showing and dealing with depression, OCD, anxiety and other mental health problems. Persistent stereotypes that Black males are supposed to be strong, and black women are strong and crazy clearly do not help.
Zumos What is Zumos?
I am being Bullied because I’m in a Different Ethnic Group
You are an amazing person and you deserve to be happy. This message from Zumos is about how you can learn how to deal with bullying. Bullying is completely wrong and unacceptable. It is not your fault and you do not have to put up with it.
Muslim Women’s Network UK
Muslim Women’s Network UK is the only national Muslim women’s organisation in Britain. They are a small national charity and work to improve the social justice and equality for Muslim women and girls. Their membership also includes women of other faiths who support our work.
Muslim Youth Helpline
Muslim Youth Helpline offers faith and culturally sensitive support by phone, text or email. Muslim young people can often feel isolated due to their cultural background, or faith. This is compounded by the fact young Muslim people are currently experiencing a high volume of negative media portrayals.
Faith and Religious Bullying
People can be bullied for different things, and sometimes people are bullied because of their religion. If it happens to you, it’s not your fault and you can get help. On this webpage, Childline gives advice on ways to get help, fitting in and feeling like yourself, and celebrating difference.
Black and Ethnic Minority Groups and Mental Health
This resource weaves together different strands of practice in a unique fashion and ties in with other resources. It highlights and signposts varying elements of mental health issues for varying groups including Black and Ethnic Minority young people.
Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities
Different ethnic groups have different rates and experiences of mental health problems, reflecting their different cultural and socio-economic contexts and access to culturally appropriate treatments. In general, people from black and minority ethnic groups living in the UK are more like to be admitted to hospital, diagnosed with a mental health problem, experience a poor outcome from treatment and disengage from mainstream mental health services.
Mental Health and Muslim Communities
This booklet contains specific information on mental health in the Muslim communities. It includes several different types of mental health problems, the stigma of mental health, causes of mental health problems in Asian/Muslim women, mental health and Islam and how to participate in Ramadan when you struggle with your mental health.
Discrimination and Hate Crime
Discrimination is what happens when you are treated unfairly or unequally based on certain characteristics such as your religion or belief, sex, race, caste, marital status or a limited number of other ‘protected characteristics’. This downloadable booklet covers discrimination at work, discrimination when accessing goods and services, what is hate crime and further support and advice.