Mental health illness support network for PWWP

Mental health illness support network for People working with people

Myths and Facts on Mental health.

on June 16, 2013

MYTH; Mental health problems are very rare

FACT; Mental health problems will affect one in four people during a Life time.

 

MYTH; People aren’t discriminated against because of mental health problems.

FACT’; Nine out of ten people experience stigma and Discrimination.

 

MYTH; People with mental illness can not work.

FACT; We all have mental health, just like we all have physical health.

 

MYTH; People with A mental illness never recover.

FACT; People with A mental ilnness can and do recover.

 

MYTH; It’s best to leave people alone if they develop a mental illness.

FACT; Most people with A mental illness want to keep in touch with family and friends.

 

MYTH; I don’t know anyone with A mental illness/

FACT; Someone you know or love has experienced a mental illness.

 

MYTH; There is nothing I can do to help someone with a mental health problem.

FACT; There is A lot you can do to help.

There are many Myths about mental illness go to Time to Change Wales for more info by clicking on the link below,

https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=6&cad=rja&ved=0CEIQjBAwBQ&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.timetochangewales.org.uk%2Fmyths-and-facts&ei=ABy-UfnCAsPD7Aai64DoBg&usg=AFQjCNFH7urE9CQA13BKEGPZmM6F4wd44A&bvm=bv.47883778,d.d2k

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