Social Attitudes Report Shows Stigma Of Mental Illness Persists

Leading mental health charity Rethink has responded to a new British Social Attitudes report which worryingly highlighted the ongoing stigma people with mental illness face. Produced by the National Centre for Social Research, the report found that:

– 71% of respondents say they’d feel very uncomfortable if someone with schizophrenia moved in next door; even if the condition had been successfully managed for several years

– 81% say they’d feel very uncomfortable were a person w