Mental Health First Aid: Fourwalls Breaks Down the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

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The long-standing stigma around mental health means that many people have a limited understanding of what mental health is and how it can be affected. Mental health issues are not uncommon: in any one year approximately one in four people experience at least one diagnosable mental health issue, and it’s just as important to safeguard our mental wellbeing as it is to take care of our physical selves. While it is a legal requirement to have a physical first aider in every workplace, we are still a long way off seeing mental health treated in the same way.