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Time to Change hosts Global meeting of Anti-stigma Programmes in London

Imagine being refused entry to a museum or being barred from your local swimming pool or park? Then imagine it's because you have a mental health problem.

It may sound far fetched, but regulations like these exist in some parts of the world and illustrate the everyday stigma and discrimination that people with mental health problems face.

Parents still lost for words where mental health is concerned

A report published by the mental health anti-stigma programme, Time to Change, has revealed that mental health is still a topic off limits around the dinner table as nearly one in five parents feel awkward discussing it with their child as they don’t want to scare them – despite it affecting one in four of us in any given year and one in ten children.

Kiss the Rain singer says it's Time to Talk about mental health

Singer and songwriter Billie Myers, best known for her rock anthem Kiss the Rain is supporting Time to Change, England's mental health anti-stigma programme run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, with its latest campaign and work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities..

Billie tweeted a picture of herself wearing a 'Time to Talk' tattoo, designed by contemporary British artist Stuart Semple, in a bid to get people talking about their own personal experiences of mental health problems and break the taboo that still sadly surrounds the subject.

Frankie says… It’s #TimetoTalk

The Saturdays singer Frankie Sandford is wearing her heart on her sleeve today (Thursday 15 August) and fronting a new campaign for Time to Change, the mental health anti-stigma programme run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, which aims to stamp out the stigma that surrounds mental health problems. 

Her support follows results of a new survey commissioned by Time to Change, show that nearly half of 25-34 year olds (45%)1 feel that people in the public eye, like


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