Attitudes to Mental Illness 2014 Research Report (15/07/15)

Latest research shows a record number of people in England saying they would be willing to live, work and have a relationship with someone who has experience of a mental health problem. Public attitudes have also improved by 6% over the last three years since phase 2 of Time to Change began, which equates to more than 2.5 million people with improved attitudes towards people with mental health problems.  Generally, the survey shows that people are becoming more tolerant and understanding of people with mental health issues. Nine in ten people (91%) agreed that we need to adopt a more tolerant attitude towards people with mental health problems in our society, and 78% agreed that people with mental health problems have for too long been the subject of ridicule.

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