Challenging teenagers’ ideas about people with mental health problems

Sholl, Catherine and Korkie, Juan and Harper, David J. (2010) ‘Challenging teenagers’ ideas about people with mental health problems’, The Psychologist, 23(1), pp. 26-27.

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Abstract

Mental health service users are one of the most socially excluded groups in society. Surveys indicate that younger people have less understanding of their own and others’ mental health. In this article we discuss attempts to promote a psychosocial understanding of mental health in schools and describe a brief classroom-based intervention in a secondary school. It emphasises the importance of psychologists and service users working together to challenge discrimination against people with mental health difficulties.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Citation: Sholl, C., Korkie, J. & Harper, D. J. (2010) ’Challenging teenagers’ ideas about people with mental health problems.’ The Psychologist, 23 (1) 26-27.
Divisions: Schools > Psychology, School of
Depositing User: Mr Stephen Grace
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2010 09:36
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2013 13:42
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10552/644

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