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Stigma: Guidebook for Action

Stigma: Guidebook for Action

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Tackling the discrimination, stigma and social exclusion experienced by people with mental health problems and those close to them.....
Tackling the discrimination, stigma and social exclusion experienced by people with mental health problems and those close to them.....

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Stigma:A Guidebookfor Action
Tackling the discrimination, stigma and socialexclusion experienced by people with mentalhealth problems and those close to them
 
Published by Health Scotland
Edinburgh Office
 Woodburn House, Canaan LaneEdinburgh EH10 4SG
Glasgow Office
Elphinstone House, 65 West Regent StreetGlasgow G2 2AF© NHS Health Scotland, 2008ISBN: 1-84485-406-XHealth Scotland is a WHO CollaboratingCentre for Health Promotion and PublicHealth DevelopmentDesigned by Redpath www.redpath.co.uk
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This guidebook was commissioned by Health Scotland,a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre thatis taking forward work on stigma and discrimination aspart of the WHO European Region’s Mental Health inEurope Implementation Plan 2005–2010. It was writtenby researchers from the Scottish Development Centre forMental Health (SDC) (Dr Felicity Callard, SDC AssociateConsultant; Liz Main, SDC Associate Consultant; FionaMyers, SDC Senior Policy Researcher; Ann-Mari Pynnonen,SDC Research Worker) in collaboration with the Instituteof Psychiatry at King’s College London (Professor GrahamThornicroft; Professor Rachel Jenkins), Rethink (Dr VanessaPinfold), and Professor Norman Sartorius.
 
People like me who have amental health problem canlive full lives. What holds usback is discrimination, it’sother people’s attitudes.It’s time for action.

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