Easy Read paper about stigma and mental wellbeing released on World Mental Health Day

A literature review based on HEAR members’ research and expertise has been translated into Easy Read. Now everyone can read how intersectional stigma, including hate speech and discrimination, can create and exacerbate mental health support needs.

Download the Easy Read version here. At the beginning it includes easy read explanations of complex concepts like ‘intersectional stigma’ and ‘structural discrimination’.

If you need this is another format please get in touch mhairi@HEARequality.org.uk.

Please let us know if this version works for you and how we can do better. HEAR and the Expert by Experience professionals who did this brilliant (and long translation) want to know how best to communicate complicated papers like this.

What Londoners With Lived Experience Said contains recommendations for our statutory partners, based on expertise and good practice from user-led, experts by experience and frontline service providers, that when adopted with enable us all to work together for Mental Health equality in London.

Summary of What Londoners with Lived Experience Said