BCBN in collaboration with the University of East London & Inspirited Minds launched a national campaign to better understand mental health experiences of British Muslim’s (aged 18-30).
They have since published the Hidden Survivors Report which shows the need for culturally competent and faith sensitive mental health and wellbeing services.
Here are some of the top findings from the report
59 % of young Muslims agreed Faith plays a positive role in supporting mental wellbeing.
Among those who have experienced mental health struggles the figure is higher at 81%Hidden Survivors
90% of young Muslims that have been to counselling say it is important that mental health services are culturally/
81% those who have experienced mental health struggles believed faith plays a positive role in supporting wellbeing
Through working with young people in schools, providing teacher training and parent awareness events Resilient Me aims to increase awareness of the link between faith, culture, identity and wellbeing and support young people in order to start tackling these issues.