Research and reports

In addition to the formal evaluation (conducted by the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London) Time to Change has produced various reports, surveys and pieces of research. Find out more information about stigma and discrimination.

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The effect of stigma and discrimination

These reports look at the impact of mental health stigma and discrimination on people with experience of mental health problems or experience of caring for someone with mental health problems.

Stigma Shout (2008)

 A survey to find out about people’s experiences of mental health discrimination, who the target audience of the campaign should be and what tone should be used. Download the full report >>

Stigma Shout report

Family Matters (2010)

A report on attitudes toward mental health problems in the South Asian Community in Harrow, North London. Download the full report >>

Family matters report

Children and young people’s programme development (2012)

A summary report of research and insights into the impact of mental health stigma and discrimination on young people. Download the full report >>

Children and Young People: research and insights

The impact of social marketing campaigns

In addition to the formal evaluation and campaign tracking, several key reports on the impact of mental health ant-stigma social marketing campaigns have been produced.

Rethink's Anti-Stigma Campaign: Northern Ireland (2007)

A report on the impact of the Rethink Mental Illness pilot anti-stigma campaign in Northern Ireland. Download the full report (PDF)

Rethink's Anti-Stigma Campaign, Northern Ireland, 2007 - front cover

Breaking Prejudice (2009)

A report by Rethink Mental Illness on the results of the mental health anti-stigma social marketing campaigns that were run in Norfolk and Northern Ireland in 2006 and 2007. Download the full report >>

Breaking Prejudice report cover

Reaching the South Asian Community in Harrow, North West London (2011)

A report on the impact of the Time to Change pilot social marketing campaign aimed at the South Asian community in Harrow. Download the full report >>

Reach the South Asian community in Harrow report

Challenging mental health related stigma and discrimination experienced by Black and Minority Ethnic communities

A position paper we have published setting out our work with Black and Minority Ethnic communities, what we have learnt, and what activity is being carried out in the new phase of the programme. Download the full report.

Challenging mental health related stigma and discrimination experienced by Black and Minority Ethnic communities - a summary

Lived experience in Time to Change: a summary

A position paper we have published setting out how people have been involved in the governance and delivery of Time to Change as well as how people with lived experience more widely have been empowered as a result of the work of the programme. Download the full report.

Lived experience position paper - front cover

The Power of Social Contact

A report by the New Zealand anti-stigma programme, Like Minds Like Mine, on how to bring about attitudinal change towards people with mental health problems through the social contact theory. Download the full report.

The power of social contact -report front cover

Time to Change Children and Young People’s programme: Interim pilot evaluation results; April 2012 to September 2013

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Children and Young People's programme: interim pilot evaluation results

Attitudes for a new generation

Time to Change Children and Young People's Programme; October 2011 to March 2015

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Mental health professionals and primary care providers

Make your practice mental health friendly: Evaluation Report - Training in mental health for Primary Care Staff 

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Evaluation Report

Download A5 summary booklet (.pdf)

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