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The Lantern Initiative presents
Piece of Mind
A screening of short films (English subtitles) highlighting real life Muslim experiences of mental health issues. Raising awareness of cultural barriers and social stigma.
‘The Wayward Son’ – Nazim Uddin (Reignite – Manchester)
DW6 Films presents Wayward, a short documentary film following the journey of Nazim as he battles his mental health demons whilst trying to end the stigma surrounding Mental Health.
The screening of the film will be followed by a talk and a Q&A with Nazim regarding the Reignite movement.
‘Identity Crisis’ – cross-cultural conflict and the impact on mental health and wellbeing – Myira Khan (Muslim Counsellor and Psychotherapist Network (MCAPN))
Sunday 30th September 2018 – 6pm (doors open 5.45pm).
Please note this event is not suitable for anyone under the age of 16.
Key Theatre Studio, Embankment Rd, Peterborough PE1 1EF. Tickets £5 plus booking fee. For direct bookings please contact Safura Houghton on 07821574475.
About Myira Khan:
Myira is an Accredited Counsellor and qualified Supervisor, working in her own private practice, where she works with children, young people, adults and couples from across diverse backgrounds, ethnicities and cultures.
In February 2017 Myira helped set-up the Leicester Centre for Psychodynamic Counselling, which offers counselling, clinical supervision as well as counselling training qualifications and CPD workshops.
Myira is also the Founder of the Muslim Counsellor and Psychotherapist Network (MCAPN). It was established in April 2013, which works to connect Muslim practitioners (counsellors, psychotherapists, psychologists and psychiatrists), to develop best practice, offer support and CPD opportunities and raise the profile of Muslim professionals in mental health services. Due to Myira’s clinical roles and the MCAPN, she was very blessed with recognition and being honoured with the Mental Health Hero Award (2015) by the then Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
Myira also holds a position on the BACP Board of Governors as one of the Trustees. As a role-model, a Muslim BME experienced counsellor, supervisor, tutor, trainer and mentor, Myira is able to represent and reflect the diversity within the counselling profession, as well as promotingcounselling to BME, Muslim and under-represented communities, to break down the stigmas and barriers of mental health and therapy.
About Nazim Uddin:
Nazim has been campaigning to end the stigma for over three years now, his journey began after returning from his travels and developing a sense of purpose. He has run many marathons in support to end the stigma to mental health, as well as using his own personal suffering as added fuel to assist him on this task. Soon after, Nazim founded Reignite, to serve as a banner for the cause. he is also a trained mental health first aider and has assisted many with their internal struggles as well as suicidal contemplation.
Over the course of Nazim’s campaign, he and his director created the mental health documentary – Wayward, produced by DW6 Films. It follows his story, his experiences of suffering from Depression and the impact and choices he made due to it.
Join us we embark on our annual adventure to Bangladesh as part of our UK WITH LOVE TOUR.
This 12 day fully inclusive tour will open your hearts to a beautiful country and the wonderful projects and initiatives Muslim Charity has undertaken with your help.
This year’s tour will focus around our children of the world campaign and you will have an opportunity to work alongside the ground team, help renovate a school and initiate our new child friendly space in the Rohingya camps in cox’s Bazar.
The tour is designed to give you full access to the projects on the ground and an opportunity to ask questions as well as play an active part in delivering this important work.
The tour will include;
Street Children projects in Dhaka
Rohingya Refugee Children in Coxs Bazar
Vulnerable children in Sylhet
The tour will also include excursions to picturesque places in Bangladesh to highlight its scenery and beauty and to also introduce you to the food and culture.
We only ask that you raise a minimum of £1,000 (excluding Gift Aid) before you travel and a registration fee of £500 which will include transport on the ground, internal flights, food, and accommodation.
If you want to set yourself a higher target, then get in touch with one of our officers who will advise how we can help you with your costs.
All the funds raised will go towards our children of the world campaign supporting street children, Rohingya refugee children and vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Bangaldesh.
Lead: Moheen Uddin
Tel: 020 7100 4930 M: 07999 471 176 E: email@example.com