discrimination

  1. M

    Discrimination from medical professionals?

    In my research and from personal experience I'm finding that discrimination from medical professionals towards those with mental illness is something that most people have experienced and has the most damaging impact. What do you guys think?
  2. M

    Giving a presentation. Looking for your views.

    Hi I'm new. I'm a student Nurse who also happens to be bipolar. We are doing our mental health week at uni this week and at the end of the week we do a presentation. The other students at uni don't know I'm bipolar but when we were deciding who was doing what bit of the presentation I was asked...
  3. M

    Giving a presentation. Looking for your views.

    Hi I'm new. I'm a student Nurse who also happens to be bipolar. We are doing our mental health week at uni this week and at the end of the week we do a presentation. The other students at uni don't know I'm bipolar but when we were deciding who was doing what bit of the presentation I was asked...
  4. M

    Giving a presentation. Looking for your views.

    Hi I'm new. I'm a student Nurse who also happens to be bipolar. We are doing our mental health week at uni this week and at the end of the week we do a presentation. The other students at uni don't know I'm bipolar but when we were deciding who was doing what bit of the presentation I was asked...
  5. T

    Job discrimination

    I woulv'e never believed that their is such discrimination happening against people diagnosed as schitzophrenic. I worked for the Pennsylvania State Government 2 and a half years ago. When I went to them for help with my problem because I couldn't handle multiple peoples jobs because I...
  6. icetsunami

    Outing yourself as a service user

    Just wondered if anyone has done this? Obviously there are times when it cant be helped but I refer to situations where you actively out yourself. I was thinking about discrimination in the workplace and general public perceptions and it got me thinking. Just an open conversation, any...
  7. J

    What's your view on this nonsense

    Hi all, Recently applied for critical illness cover as i'm self employed and was refused. Reason?, history of anxiety and depression. I'm physically excellent, manage a successful business, don' smoke, rarely drink, etc., however six years ago lost my mum, gran and a close aunt within a couple...
  8. nickh

    Open-up offer

    Here's a copy of a mail-out I received from Open-up which is part of the Moving People project..... >>Dear Friend Do you have a great idea for challenging mental health discrimination in your area? Open Up is pleased to announce the launch of Project Support, a new initiative for people with...
  9. W

    Anti-Stigma Campaign

    http://www.movingpeople.org.uk/ The above link should take you to the lastest survey being conducted online aiming to reduce discrimination against people with any mental illness. :grouphug: It can't hurt to try. Does anyone have any examples of discrimination against them that they want to...