Monthly Archives: November 2014

Invisible Discrimination: More than meets the eye

Discrimination has been around since the beginning of time, throughout history we’ve been working to challenge this, we’re integrating people of all different colours and nationalities, we’re working towards gender equality, we’re becoming an inclusive society treating everyone equally… Or are we?

People with mental illnesses currently face a high rate of discrimination, this discrimination is more complex and harder to face though because you can’t see it. There’s no way to look at someone and know if they have a mental illness so it’s harder for people to face. The current stigma against mental illness is that people with a mental illness are dangerous or scary, that we are out of control and capable of things only dreamt of in your wildest nightmares, but what is the reality and where is it when we need it? Continue reading Invisible Discrimination: More than meets the eye