11th February 2021 | News in your area

Oakleaf Enterprise

The current pandemic has highlighted just how widespread #MentalHealth issues are today , and as a result , it is being addressed on a much larger scale . but due to the stigma associated with mental illness , a lack of awareness and limited access to professional help mental health still remains a taboo subject .

One of the biggest obstacles for people struggling and / or recovering from mental ill- health  is confronting the prejudice and negative attitudes held by society .

Oakleaf Enterprise have  shared their latest blog on ‘Stigma surrounding mental health’ which provides some great tips on what we can do to help reduce stigma in our community including :

  • educating ourselves and others
  • seeing the person , not the condition
  • connecting with others
  • getting involved by starting the conversation or sharing your own experience
  • knowing that there is help out there

click here to read the full blog

#oakleaf enterprise  #mental health  #mental health charity #beat the stigma  #mental health tips #surrey charity

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