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Tackling stigma around mental health

90% of people who have mental health problems say that they have experienced stigma or discrimination.

That’s a shocking figure considering mental health issues affect one in four of UK adults in any given year.

But times are changing. Mental health issues have been much in the news recently. Famous people like Prince Harry are speaking openly about their depression and anxiety, helping to remove the taboo surrounding mental health.

We understand that being unsure about how people might respond can make you feel uncomfortable discussing concerns about your wellbeing and mental health. But rest assured, for our trained advisers mental health is a normal part of any conversation about how things are for you.