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BeingWell

‘The Price of Stigma in Mental Health; why we hate and how to change minds.

Imagine, for a moment, and some of you will not need to imagine, that you are unwell. For you, the world has turned grey and you are beginning to consider that there is nothing left to make you smile. Or, perhaps, that you are feeling that ‘something is wrong’, that people are working against you, and have nowhere to turn.

You open the newspaper or log on to Twitter, and you see politicians blaming mass shootings on the ‘mentally unwell,’ whilst TV show hosts throw insults and accusations at others…

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Dr Benjamin Janaway 🧠

Dr Benjamin Janaway 🧠

Psychiatrist with lived experience. Navigating the world and trying to explain and educate. Nominated ‘best couple’ in medical school awards.

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