Tag Archives: attitudes

20/01/17 #MadLivesMatter The 4 A’s 

Awareness Action Accountability  Atttudes The world of the mental health campaigner can be challenging, confusing and riddled with pitfalls. I think, for too long, I’ve been sharing up to date articles and reports to all in sundry with the mistaken … Continue reading

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11/11/13 A stranger is a friend you haven’t met.

You can almost hear the sing-songy voice saying it, can’t you? Twee – gorge rising – patronising – arse clenchingly… Ooh, I’m having a shudder just as I think about it. How about treating someone as a friend before you … Continue reading

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10-12/10/12 None taken

In a recent study (one that I’m only a little frustrated I can’t find again) it was found that 2 in 3 people feel acutely uncomfortable at the idea of talking about mental health. Let’s go back in time – … Continue reading

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11/06/11 What’s in a name?

Avoch is one of those differently pronounced places that Scotland delivers from time to time. I had been looking forward to causing ‘avoc in Avoch until I discovered the truth. The correct pronunciation of Avoch is a throaty ‘och’. Try … Continue reading

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