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Mental Health Awareness Week

 
Shaun Daubney
Mental Health Awareness Week
by Shaun Daubney - Friday, 20 May 2016, 11:40 AM
 

Earlier this week we asked you "What percentage of people with mental health problems claim to have experienced stigma or discrimination?"

Guesses

The correct answer was 90%.

That's 9 in 10 people with mental illness reporting high levels of discrimination.

People with mental health problems say that the social stigma attached to mental ill health and the discrimination they experience can make their difficulties worse and make it harder to recover. - See more at: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/s/stigma-and-discrimination#sthash.pjuCKtGW.dpuf
People with mental health problems say that the social stigma attached to mental ill health and the discrimination they experience can make their difficulties worse and make it harder to recover.

To find out more or to get advice on mental health problems, please visit: