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As part of South Asian Heritage Month which is running from the 18th July 2020 – 17th August 2020, in partnership with Rethink Mental Illness and 14 Consulting; join us for a webinar discussing the intersection of gender, belief & culture in South Asian well being.

Hosted by Sarwat Tasneem FIntLM, behavioural change consultant and advocate for mental health within the workplace. Sarwat sits on the London committee for Rethink Mental illness and is also a development partner for MQ Mental Health Research.

Speakers include:

  • Monty Panesar – International England Cricketer, TV and Media Broadcaster. Monty will be sharing his lived experience of mental health through his own journey and, the discrimination south Asians experience within their own communities, and how cricket is a catalyst for good well being for the youth.
  • Saiqa Naz – CBT Therapist at Sheffield Specialist Psychotherapy Service. Saiqa is the chair of BABCP’s equality and culture special interest group and is passionate about improving access and recovery for BAME communities.
  • Neela Heera – Founder of Cysters. Neelam is a TEDx Speaker and the Founder of Cysters, a grassroots charity dedicated to supporting individuals with reproductive and mental health concerns. Neelam is a Non-Executive Director for Healthwatch UK, bridging the link between the community and statutory organisations, and holding them to account to provide better healthcare. Named as Birmingham’s 30 under 30, and has been awarded a Point of Light from the Prime Minister, we will hear how taboo in infertility instigates mental health illnesses.
  • Harpreet Butoy – well being champion Natwest. Harpreet has championed well being in the workplace through his professional career and, has experienced the effects of what can happen when stigma takes hold. We will learn through Harpreet’s experiences how spirituality has supported him and why talking about your mental health is so important.
  • Dr. Kamran Ahmed is a Psychiatrist and a regular contributor to the Guardian on mental health. Having researched acculturation whilst completed the studies his understanding and own experiences have given him unique insights into the conflict and challenges South Asians may face when discussing mental health.

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