Mental health problems affect 1 in 4 people every year and no one should feel ashamed. By sharing our experiences, together we can end the stigma.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones - welcome to 'the club'

Andrea Woodside"Catherine Zeta-Jones has seemingly joined ‘the club’ - a club to which approximately 1% of the world’s population belongs.  As a member of this almost universally misunderstood guild, I read about Ms Zeta-Jones’ voluntary admission to a mental health facility this week for the treatment of what has been described as Bip

'Button Forest' to challenge stigma and discrimination

Try shutting your eyes and imagining a life sized forest constructed out of chicken wire with thousands of brightly coloured buttons as the leaves. It sounds completely mad but we are making it a reality! The Button Forest is an ambitious and unique art intallation project which aims to challenge stigma and discrimination. Each button represents a person who has a mental illness. When people walk through the forest it will be a powerful demonstration that as many as 1 in 4 people will suffer from a mental illness during their life.