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Royaume-Uni : Evaluation de la campagne anti-stigma "Time to change"

People with mental health difficulties are becoming more accepted in British society and experiencing less discrimination, according to new research.

The study led by King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) was an evaluation of the first year of the “Time to Change” campaign, England’s largest ever initiative to change attitudes and behaviour towards mental health and end the associated stigma.

Encouraging results of the study, undertaken between 2008-2009, show that the number of people reporting no mental health discrimination has improved by 4 per cent. Study participants, adults who were selected at random from NHS records, also reported 20 per cent less unfair treatment in their lives including in employment, relationships, medical health, and education, amongst others.

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