A new pilot training scheme has been launched in GP surgeries in Lewisham and North Staffordshire by the anti-stigma programme Time to Change to improve healthcare professionals’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviour around mental health.
Three quarters of people (75%) who have experienced a mental health problem say they have lost friendships as a result of their illness, according to a survey1 commissioned by Time to Change - England’s biggest mental health anti-stigma programme, run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness.
Time to Change, England’s biggest mental health anti-stigma programme run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, celebrates a milestone year for tackling mental health stigma by announcing the top 10 ‘taboo tackling’ highlights.
Time to Change was featured on BBC1's brand new show 'Fern meets Frank Bruno'. In the show Frank Bruno talks about his rise from schoolboy tough guy to boxing champion and also about his battle with mental health problems.