Education and awareness is the key to preventing the stigma attached to those who suffer from their mental health.
That is the viewpoint of Nicola Hynds – a young woman in her mid-twenties who suffers from schizophrenia and is an Ambassador for the mental health organisation See Change.
See Change is a national mental health programme working to changing minds about mental health problems in Ireland. May is See Change’s Green Ribbon month. More than 500,000 green ribbons will be distributed nationwide free of charge to spark a national conversation about mental health in boardrooms, break-rooms, chat rooms, clubhouses, arts venues, college campuses and around kitchen tables throughout Ireland. See Change’s aim is to make the month of May every year synonymous with promoting open conversation of mental health and challenging the stigma of mental health problems.
Nicola is one of the many people you will see handing out…
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