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Posted: Monday 25 July, 2016

Tell me a story….

A women wearing a pink top stands in the foreground on the right side of the photograph. She is holding a white folder under her left arm. In her right hand she holds a pencil touching her chin. Her eyes are downcast looking and she looks beyond the edge of the photograph. In the background which is blurred two men sit at their work desks looking at her.

Stories have an amazing way of allowing us to see things in a different light. Here’s a story I heard this week. Research has shown that the most stigma and discrimination a person living with mental illness will receive is not from their family, friends or even their community. In...