Time to Change
Time to Change is a growing social movement changing how we all think and act about mental health. It is run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness.
Around 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem this year yet the shame and silence can be as bad as the mental health problem itself as this 2 min video shows:
Your attitude to mental health could change someone’s life.
If you want insight on conditions such as; Anxiety, Bipolar, Depression, Dissociative disorders, Eating disorders, Obsessive compulsive disorder, etc., there is a great set of articles which offer advice and tips on how to talk about mental health to friends, colleagues and family.
1,230 stories have been written by people with personal experiences of mental health problems who, through talking about mental health openly, aim to break down stereotypes and take the taboo out of something that affects people across the country.
For personal stories, visit their site here.
For definitions of conditions, visit their site here.
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Geoff Knott, 06/03/2018