Thursday 19 January 2017

Sarah Carey: 'We must learn to listen better'

Published 31/05/2014 | 11:49

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Today is the final day of the Green Ribbon Campaign, a month-long initiative to get people talking about their mental health.

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The idea is that encouraging people, especially well-known people, to discuss their mental health helps to reduce the stigma attached to depression.

But sometimes I wonder how effective these campaigns really are. As far as I can tell, getting people to talk about depression is one thing. Getting someone to listen is another.

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