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Breaking the Mental Health Stigma


05/11/2015

Recently, important people from all over the world which included celebrities have put their heads together to support the push for mental health to be treated as a serious illness. This campaign was launched by the former mental health minister Norman Lamb, Conservative MP Andrew Mitchell and former Labour spin doctors Alastair Campbell.

AHPN recognises the variety of settings in which to address mental ill health and promote the mental wellbeing of Africans in the UK. AHPN supports the push for mental health to be treated as a serious illness.

A brief discussion held on the 4th of November 2015 from Rev Dr Micheal Banner from the BBC Radio 4 (Thought for the day) calling for an increase in mental health services.