Cash booster for mental health anti-discrimination campaign
The Time To Change initiative, run by charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, works with schools, employers and local communities to reduce discrimination against people with mental health problems and raise awareness of conditions.
The campaign has been supported by £30 million so far but now the Department of Health, Comic Relief and Big Lottery Fund have pledged a further £20 million.
The charities say that as a result of the campaign, the proportion of people reportin g discrimination as a result of mental health issues has dropped from 42% to 28%.
More than 800 schools have... read more
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