Mental Health: Tackling stigma

  • Improving the mental health of looked after young people: an exploration of mental health stigma

    This report from YoungMinds, highlights the stigma surrounding the mental health of looked after children and young people. With ever increasing numbers of children being taken into care, YoungMinds is warning that serv ...

    Publisher: YoungMinds
    Published Date: 13/02/2012

  • Labeling of mental disorders and stigma in young people

    Mental disorders are common in young people, yet many do not seek help. The use of psychiatric labels to describe mental disorders is associated with effective help-seeking choices, and is promoted in community awareness ...

    Publisher: Social Science & Medicine
    Published Date: 06/07/2011

  • Tackling Stigma Framework pilot: evaluation. Update report - a report to the National CAMHS Support Service

    Provides an oversight into tackling stigma activity which has been undertaken in the pilot areas since summer 2010. It highlights some of the emerging impacts and outcomes of tackling stigma activity, and sets out the wa ...

    Publisher: Ecorys UK Ltd
    Published Date: 22/03/2011

  • See beyond our labels

    This briefing summarises the results of the first, large scale survey of children and young people aged 9-25 years about mental health and the stigma they face. The briefing includes a set of recommendations for action o ...

    Publisher: YoungMinds
    Published Date: 16/12/2010

  • Stigma: a review of the evidence

    This evidence review focuses on the stigma associated with mental health, why tackling it is so important and why it is fundamental to developing cost effective child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS).

    Publisher: YoungMinds
    Published Date: 16/12/2010

  • Towards a social model of madness and distress? Exploring what service users say

    This national study explores with mental health service users what models they feel underpin current thinking in mental health policy and practice. It asks what effects these models may have, and looks at what models ser ...

    Publisher: Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)
    Published Date: 22/11/2010

  • Tackling stigma - a practical toolkit (presentation)

    This presentation was given at the NCSS conference “No Decision About Me Without Me” on the 28th October 2010. It focuses on the Tackling Stigma toolkit, which was launched at the event.

    Publisher: National CAMHS Support Service (NCSS)
    Published Date: 15/11/2010

  • Tackling stigma: a practical toolkit

    This online resource brings together guidance, best practice examples, case studies, resources and literature to help tackle the stigma associated with children's and young people's mental health. It is an important res ...

    Publisher: National CAMHS Support Service (NCSS)
    Published Date: 28/10/2010

  • Receiving Treatment for Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Do the Perspectives of Adolescents Matter?

    Purpose: This study describes the perspectives of parents and adolescents regarding clinical need for and attitudes toward care for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In addition, it explores as to how thes ...

    Publisher: Journal of Adolescent Health
    Published Date: 21/10/2010

  • Tackling stigma: a practical toolkit

    This resource brings together guidance, best practice examples, case studies, resources and literature to help tackle the stigma associated with children's and young people's mental health. An online version is available ...

    Publisher: National CAMHS Support Service (NCSS)
    Published Date: 29/09/2010

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