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2. Attitude Statements

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Activities 1-5

Required Activity 2:

An activity that helps challenge unhelpful attitudes to mental illness by looking at the impact of statements about people who experience mental distress. Participants are introduced to myth-busting information, personal insights and the terms stigma and discrimination.

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Attitude Statements – Facilitator’s GuideAttitudes statements Icon updated

Attitude Statements – Cards

 

Further Reading

Links to studies, articles, evidence and further information to support the information contained in this activity can be found below:

Mental Health conditions may first show symptoms prior to the age of 14.

 Mental health conditions are common

Violence

Recovery

Eating difficulties

Addiction

Depression and anxiety

Hearing voices

Sexuality and Gender

 Weakness?

Epigenetics

Self harm

a youtube animated explanation of the social model
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