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Exclamation Help Break down the wall. - October 10th 2009, 11:28 PM

At the unit i'm in, we have to do evening activies mon-fri. On tuesday, we went along to a school near by. It was to do sport activites and it was for young children with mental health problems to take part in and for workers in mental health work.
It was run by ' Time to change'.
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Re: Help Break down the wall. - October 11th 2009, 05:54 AM

That's awesome- thanks for sharing the link!

Have you heard of Half Of Us? It's an MTV social campaign that's basically geared towards fighting the stigma of seeking help for mental health issues, specifically for college students (although lots of what they say/do is applicable to everyone).


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Re: Help Break down the wall. - October 12th 2009, 08:51 PM

I help out at events for time to change. Stigma against mental health problems is a major issue, I myself have had problems with being deemed crazy. Its a really good cause to get involved in, and you can help out like, once every other month if you don't have a lot of time .




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