Community means different things to different people. For most, a community should be a safe place where you feel valued and heard. We can break down and tackle mental health stigma by raising awareness with individuals, groups, and the wider communities of Lanarkshire. It is vital that we create understanding around the hugely negative impact that mental health stigma and discrimination has on individual’s, those around them and for society as a whole.
There are lots of ways to take action to prevent and break down mental health stigma and discrimination in your community. Choose from these tried, tested and trusted local and national tools and resources.
Be part of a movement for change by taking part in national and local campaigns. It’s a great way to raise awareness, break down the myths surrounding mental illness and to start conversations.
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