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‘Time to Talk’ you say? #TimetoTalk By Jane McNeice

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‘Time to Talk’ you say? #TimetoTalk By Jane McNeice

The stigma around mental health is well documented, with 9 out of 10 service users (87%) in the Time to Change ‘Stigma Shout’ report highlighting its negative impact on their lives (Time to Change, 2008). People often find that the associated stigma of mental health problems is in fact a greater issue that the actual mental health problem itself. Stigma and discrimination take a variety of forms, direct, indirect, institutional, and many others. Such stigma and discrimination prevents people...

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