March 31st 2021 was the final day of the Time to Change campaign in England
Thank you for your support
Our partner charities @Rethink_ and @MindCharity will carry on challenging stigma and discrimination
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It can be difficult to know what to say when someone opens up about their mental health. But you don't need to have all the answers.
Asking open questions lets them share as much as they're comfortable with 💬
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🗣️ "I pre-empted that this was the day I was going to take myself away from the world"
Antonio spoke to us for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek about a day that changed his life and how he lives with his diagnosis of schizophrenia as a young, Black man.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have shared a message thanking everyone who has been part of Time to Change’s campaign to end mental health stigma.
Find out how you can continue to be involved here 👉
🗣️ "It is vital that people continue to work together to challenge the remaining stigma and prejudice in society."
John tells us how far the mental health discussion has come since the 70s, and why there's still so much work to be done 👇
"Providing a listening ear and being someone to talk to without fear of judgement or being made to feel bad, can be such valuable support."
Georgia tells us about her experience of self-harm on #SelfHarmAwarenessDay 👇
“The knowledge I’ve gained has helped me to educate my family, so they can be kinder to themselves and others, while the confidence I’ve found helped me to contact my MPs.”
Leanne shares how being a Young Champion has enabled her to make a difference.
“Bollywood dance helps remind me that my diagnosis is part of me, not who I am.”
Catch up on #TimeToTalk Day’s Virtual Festival. Here Champion Ridhima @justanthrillnss shares some simple Bollywood dance moves along with her story.
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Following Time to Talk Day, Champion Rhys shares how he uses his cocker spaniel Lucy to start mental health conversations.
“Lucy draws people initially to have a conversation around her, this then opens up the conversation around mental health.”
"Even if you’ve never had a mental health problem, speaking about the subject can help you in many different ways."
This #TimeToTalk Day, Tom shares why open conversations about mental health are more important than ever 💬