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Cash injection for innovative projects to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination

A singing sensation, story-telling performances, an interactive game, and the live broadcast of personal stories about mental health problems amongst refugees are just some of the ways that local communities will be tackling mental health stigma discrimination after receiving funding totalling £533,600 from the national Time to Change programme.

Following on from the recent landmarks in mental health anti-stigma campaigning - when four MPs disclosed their mental illness in Parliament and the bold Channel 4 season ‘4 Goes Mad’ - a wide range of creative approaches will now be rolled

Deputy Prime Minister and Care Services Minister set out plans for improving mental health and stigma

This photo is courtesy of Crown CopyrightDeputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Care Services Minister Paul Burstow have called upon employers to take three simple steps to improve the mental health of their staff, and will issue a call to everyone in society to play their part in reducing stigma.

Right now, one worker in six has a mental health problem – almost 5 millio


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