Kingston has been selected as one of eight areas to tackle mental health stigma locally after winning a bid to become one of 2019’s Time to Change Hubs. Time to Change Kingston will be joining 13 funded Hubs and approximately 30 organic Hubs across England to help change the way we all think and act about mental health problems.
Stephen Bitti, Chief Officer of Healthwatch Kingston, said: “As the Time to Change Kingston Hub Coordinator, the team at Healthwatch Kingston is delighted Kingston is now a funded Hub. We look forward to working with local people, many experiencing mental health problems, to change the way everyone in Kingston thinks and acts about mental health.”
Tony Williams, Time to Change Champion, said: "We're living in interesting times. No-one should feel barred from asking for help. There is a role for individuals, communities and businesses to help remove the barriers. Whoever you are, whatever you do, if you want to be involved, talk to us."
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