All Party Group On Mental Health
A meeting of the All-Party Group on Mental Health has been arranged to take place on Tuesday 29 January 2013 at 12:30pm in the Senate Chamber.
TOPIC: STIGMA AND MENTAL HEALTH
One in four in the community have experience of mental ill health. Many experience stigma in their everyday life, and this has a powerful effect on their mental health, wellbeing and recovery.
12:30pm Introduction by Sue Ramsey MLA, Chair
12.40pm Presentation by Equality Commission on stigma in Northern Ireland
12.50pm David Babington – Chief Executive, Action Mental Health will report on the key issues identified by the voluntary sector
1.00pm Stigma – a personal perspective from a service user/representative
1:05pm Open discussion on the issues raised
Lunch will be provided and all Members are welcome to attend.
For further information please contact Dorothy Lawrence or Christine McDowell on 028 9040 2323 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.