Find out how schools, local authorities, colleges and universities have challenged stigma and discrimination for young people, and get some top tips and good practice examples.
These case studies are designed to help you to make changes, to tackle the mental health stigma and discrimination which impacts on young people.
We look at a variety of different areas where we have worked to improve attitudes and behaviours.
Each case study covers
- What was done
- Who is was for
- What was done
- Why was it done
- What was the impact
- What resources are needed.
Creating mentally healthy communities in primary schools
Empowering primary school pupils and staff through a school-based community approach
How tackling stigma in school impacted a wider community
Aileymill Primary School’s approach to tackling stigma and discrimination had direct aims for those within the school. However, they found that their approach also engaged the wider community.
A students perspective on work to tackle stigma in schools
What do students see as the impact of trying to tackle stigma in schools?
The long term impact
Dunoon Grammar School look at the long term impact of taking a whole school approach.
Empowering young people
How the See Me programme helps to develop and empower young people to make an impact in their day to day lives and the lives of others.
What it's like to be part of something
How being part of the See Me programme helped one young person in their journey, starting as a volunteer before becoming a youth worker.
Making changes in further and higher education
How Glasgow Caledonian University took a whole institution approach to tackling mental health stigma and discrimination.
The impact of mental health ambassadors
Tips from Holycross High School on how they implemented mental health ambassadors.
The impact of awareness days
How action can be generated using days like Mental Health Awareness Day and Time to Talk Day.
Focus on staff
How one high school used their INSET day to help staff to think more about mental health and the impact of stigma.
Getting involved in Time to Talk Day
On the first Thursday of February each year See Me leads Time to Talk Day in Scotland, read about how it can help make a difference in schools.
A local authority approach
How a joined up approach across a local authority can help increase the impact of work to tackle stigma