I wrote in a blog last year with guarded optimism that the stigma of mental illness was declining but sadly at the present time nearly nine out of ten people who experience mental health problems say they face stigma and discrimination as a result. This can be even worse than the symptoms themselves.
Today the programme Time to Change, England’s biggest programme has been launched to challenge mental health stigma and discrimination.
There are lots of simple, everyday ways you can support someone who has a mental health problem.
Read more tips about the different ways you can be there for someone with a mental health problem on the website below:-