Community Tools and Resources

We know that coming together with people in this stigma free movement for change to share our experiences can have a huge impact. Small actions can mean big change. Collective we help make Lanarkshire a mentally healthy place to live, work, study and to just be you.

There are lots of things that you can do such as:

  • Create safe spaces to disclose or be disclosed to
  • Raise awareness of the impact of stigma
  • Challenge stigmatising behaviour
  • Champion the key messages
  • Become a champion or volunteer
  • Encourage others to use their voices
  • Hold an event, small or large and invite people along

Here are some tools and resources to help you to take action.

Caring Conversations Cover

Caring Conversations

Stigma Free Lanarkshire have put together 5 simple tips for how to have a caring conversation with somebody that has reached out to you. These tips are intended to be used as a guide for conversations.

Challenging Stigmatising Behaviour Resource

Challenging Stigmatising Behaviour

A resource to help you challenge stigmatising behaviour safely.

Pan Lanarkshire

Signposting Poster Pan Lanarkshire

The SFL team have created this poster which includes a few local Lanarkshire contacts, in case you are in need of help.

Children and Young People

Stigma Free Lanarkshire have created this poster to offer children and young people some NHS approved sources of further support. This poster is handy to have at the ready when having a conversation with a child or young person.

10 tips for tackling mental health stigma

10 Top Tips

Help with mental-health problems ranging from mild stresses right through to complex and long-standing difficulties.

8 Top Tips

8 Top Tips

Two new online programs to help you manage anxiety and get a better night’s sleep.

See Me Communities Cam

See Me Communities Can

See Me Communities Can Toolkit contains information, session plans, tools and resources which can be used to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination.


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