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Study shows we need more help to stamp out stigma

Time to Change is urging more people to join the movement after a new global study, published in The Lancet, has revealed that over three quarters  (79%) of people with depression report experiencing some form of discrimination.

The study, led by Professor Graham Thornicroft at King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) – who also evaluates the progress of Time to Change - found that over a third (34%) of participants reported that they had been avoided or shunned by other people because of their mental health problems.

Response to India Knight's Sunday Times column

In the run up to World Mental Health Day Time to Change, England’s biggest mental health anti-stigma programme, run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, comments on The Sunday Times columnist India Knight’s piece, which discusses celebrities speaking out about their mental health problems.

Sue Baker, Director of Time to Change, the anti-stigma programme run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, said:

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