Shaun on why the medicalisation of symptoms like hearing voices can be unhelpful and the importance to mental health recovery of having someone who believes in you. What brought you /how did you come into contact with mental health services? There wasn’t a particular thing or event that led to me…Details
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Ben, a recovery tutor at SHSC writes about the stigma and isolation of a mental health diagnosis, the value of being an expert by experience and the need for a person centred approach to recovery. What brought you /how did you come into contact with mental health services? Unfortunately my first few…Details
Here our friend from Uganda JJ Paul shares his story of hope through peer support. MENTAL HEALTH STIGMA HAS NO POWER IN THE FACE OF LOVE AND COMPASSION, TRUE MEANING OF MENTAL HEALTH PEER SUPPORT WORK- A STORY FROM ARUA. Everybody in this world is equal and yet we are all very different in…Details