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Changing attitudes to mental health

Stigma is a leading barrier to help-seeking and subsequent recovery for people experiencing mental illness. This presentation explores the different types of mental health stigma and offers participants tools and strategies for developing healthy, helpful attitudes towards mental health.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define mental health stigma and understand the various subtypes  
  • Recognise who is affected by mental health stigma
  • Understand the negative impacts of mental health stigma
  • Discover solutions for mental health stigma and practical strategies for reducing it