Carrie and James both  use their own experience in their everyday life to change how people around them think and act about mental health. Take a look at their films for some inspiration.

 

Carrie and Troy: Starting conversations

 

 

In this film Carrie explains how she brings mental health into the conversation using her dog, Troy. Even if you don't have a dog, can you think of how you might start conversations? Take a look here for some ideas. Click on the subtitle button to view subtitles.

 

James: Challenging stigma in everyday life

 

 

Here James talks about how he challenged stigma that he found hurtful when he was living in a hostel. Do people ever say things that don't feel OK around you? What could you do about it? Take a look here for some ideas. Click on the subtitle button to view subtitles.