While there is general misunderstanding and stigma about mental ill-health, the different diagnoses (or illnesses) can attract their own myths and labels.

 

Use the fact sheets below (all in PDF format to download) to find out more about any of the mental health problems or issues listed and the stigma which surrounds them:

 

 

Anxiety

 

Bipolar Disorder (‘manic depression’)

 

Depression

 

Eating Disorders

 

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

 

Panic Attacks

  

Personality Disorders (please follow link to Royal College of Psychiatrists site)

 

Post-natal Depression (PND)

 

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)  (please follow link to Royal College of Psychiatrists site)

 

Schizophrenia

 

Self-harm

 

Suicide