Trafford BME Mental Health Service
The Trafford BME Mental Health Service was set up in April 1995 to work with South Asian individual’s (aged 18 years and above) experiencing mental ill-health, their carers, families and communities who reside within the borough of Trafford. The team can converse in Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi and English. The service is community based, located at Old Trafford Wellbeing Centre. The service also offers telephone, 1-2-1 support and group sessions.
“To ensure that culturally sensitive and appropriate services are AVAILABLE, ACCESSIBLE, APPROPRIATE and EFFECTIVE”.
- Tackle the stigma associated with the mental ill-health.
- Increase service users, their carers and communities knowledge and understanding of mental ill-health.
- Reduce symptoms of mental ill-health and the incidents of relapse.
- Raise the awareness of early detection by recognising the signs and symptoms of mental illness.
- Raise the awareness of the personal and social factors that could contribute towards mental distress.
- Increase the level of confidence and empower service users to engage with services.
- Promote positive physical and mental well-being.
- Increase service users, carers and the communities knowledge of local services.
- Signpost individuals to other specialist services i.e. benefits agency, housing, immigration, legal etc.
We also work closely with carers who care for an individual with a mental health diagnosis. For further information please click on Activities.
For further details regarding the service you can contact the team on:
Tel: 0161 445 0633
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