Campaign launched to tackle stigma surrounding youth mental health
- The NQ today officially launched Mindful campaign
- The campaign is looking to diminish the negative stigma surrounding mental health, especially in young people
With rates of depression and anxiety among young people increasing by 70% in the past 25 years, its becoming a worrying problem throughout the UK.
The Northern Quota has launched it’s campaign, Mindful, to diminish the negative stigma surrounding mental health, especially in young people.
Featuring profiles on charities and individuals, who suffer from a variety of mental disorders; from eating disorders to depression and anxiety.
#Mindful offers advice on how to seek help for students, and gives an insight into Ashworth High Security Hospital, where many of the patients suffer from significant mental illnesses.
Anyone suffering from a mental illness knows how hard it is to speak out about it, this campaign aims to send people in the right direction for help and support.
Find the campaign here, on Twitter @__Mindful, or Like us on facebook.