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Bradford District and Craven Health and Care Partnership is working in partnership with the British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA), to deliver four webinars on how Ramadan can affect people with a severe mental illness.

Webinar one: understanding and awareness of Ramadan and how it can affect people with a severe mental illness

This webinar will look at why Ramadan is the most sacred month in Islamic culture and the possible affects it can have on people with severe mental illness.

Date: Tuesday 10 October, 12 to 1pm

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Webinar two: clinical management for people with severe mental illness during Ramadan

This webinar will focus specifically on how patient care must be person-centred, holistic, and formed in partnership with people. Different clinical management approaches that will help support people before and during Ramadan will be explored, as well as the pharmacological management for different conditions and medications ie lithium, hydration, and eating disorders.

Date and time: Tuesday 28 November, 12 to 1pm

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Webinar three: psychological impact of Ramadan for people with severe mental illness

A webinar to explore and discuss the psychological impact of Ramadan for people with severe mental illness.

Date and time: Thursday 25 January 2024, 12 to 1pm

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Webinar four: role of carers and the community during Ramadan in supporting people with severe mental illness

Hear from two voluntary and community sector organisations based in Bradford, these are Carers’ Resource and Making Space, who will share their learning of supporting carers who care for someone with severe mental illness.

Date and time: Thursday 8 February 2024, 12 to 1pm

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