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Time to Change – tackling mental health stigma

Care Services Minister Paul Burstow visits Duke McKenzie's fitness centre.

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Care Services Minister Paul Burstow visited Duke McKenzie’s fitness centre in Crystal Palace this week, to promote Time to Change, the leading stigma and anti-discrimination campaign, run by Mind and Rethink Mental Illness.

The Government is joining forces with Comic Relief to help tackle mental health stigma, with funding of up to £20 million for the campaign.

In the video below, Sue Baker - Director of Time to Change speaks about the Time to Change program.

Time to Change has sent scores of young men and women with mental health problems to the fitness centre where they learn new skills to improve their mental health and confidence.

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Published 10 October 2011