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Showing MPs why housing matters

Nicola, Tony and Maggie attended our event in Parliament, Beyond Bricks. They share their experiences.

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Nicola, Tony and Maggie | comments

Categories: Campaigns | Stigma and discrimination

Why the Government needs to scrap its plans for Universal Credit

Ayaz sets out what we'll be telling Government about their latest plans.

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 by Ayaz Manji, Mind Policy & Campaigns Officer | comments

Categories: Benefits | Mental Health discrimination | Parliament | Campaigns | Debt | Money | Stigma and discrimination

It's time to fix the issues with Universal Credit

Toni shares her experience of applying for Universal Credit and why she wants change.

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 by Toni | comments

Categories: Money | Campaigns | Debt | Stigma and discrimination

The High and lows of my Bipolar

Paul talks about him getting diagnosis of Bipolar and his journey to figuring out what meant to him.

“Man up”? Getting more “men” in mental health

As Part of Movember Lee getting men talking about mental health and why more men should.

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by Lee Cambule | comments

Categories: Counselling | Campaigns | Depression | Exercise | Friends and family | Media and TV | Self-esteem | Stress | Stigma and discrimination

Choose not to fuel stigma this Halloween

Nicole discusses her feelings on stigma and mental health related Halloween costumes.

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2016 by Nicole Williams | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination

Blogging, depression and my nan

Georgina blogs about opening up about her experience of depression on her blog, on Facebook and to her Nan

Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 by Georgina Woolfrey | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination

We've come so far, but got so far to go

Juliette blogs about stigma and misunderstanding and why it's time to change attitudes.

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2015 by Juliette Burton | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination

Stigma in my family

Louise recounts overhearing a relative saying something upsetting about her mental health.

Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015 | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination | Friends and family

What does depression feel like?

Helen uses her own experiences to compare mental and physical health problems.

Posted on Friday, October 10, 2014 by Helen Mulligan | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination

A letter to Joy about lithium

Laura from our communications team writes an open letter to Joy, the clothes store.

Posted on Monday, September 22, 2014 | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination

How I challenged stigma

Violet writes about how she experienced and challenged stigma because of her mental health problem.

Posted on Thursday, September 11, 2014 by Violet, Voices of Mind | comments

Categories: Campaigns | | Stigma and discrimination

Mental health problems don't discriminate and neither should we

Miranda blogs about her experiences and the need to challenge mental health stigma.

Posted on Monday, July 21, 2014 by Miranda | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination

Fighting stigma - ASDA's mental patient costume

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination

Stephen Fry's story shows we still need to talk

Tracey blogs about how stories like Stephen Fry's about suicide,can help remove the fear and prejudice.

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2013 | comments

Categories: Suicide | Stigma and discrimination

Speaking out is the only way to end stigma

Pandora blogs about how important talking is to changing attitudes.

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2011 | comments

Categories: Stigma and discrimination

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