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If you want to take action against mental health discrimination you're not alone. We asked people who have set up and run their own anti-discrimination projects to tell us how they did it in our case study films.

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Case study 1: Tea and Talk

Helen Hutchings talks about how she developed a mental health awareness workshop and took it to some of the major employers in her region.

 

Case Study 2: Growing Minds

Musician Alistair tells us how he and his band Growing Minds use their music to get people talking about mental health in their community.

 

Case study 3: In Our Own Words

Harmless Director Caroline Roe tells how her organisation developed a book of written and illustrated experiences about self-harm.

 

Case study 4: Maat Probe

How a group of African Caribbean men from Sheffield collected information from their community about treatment methods and used it to lobby for a change in policy from their local mental health services.

Case study 5: Khamoshi

A group of South Asian women who wrote and performed a play which tackled issues surrounding domestic violence and mental health.