The Mental Health Media Charter
The use of language is incredibly powerful and the way that it is used is so very important. On the 10 October 2017 I joined the campaign that has been set up by Natasha Devon MBE.
When she created the very clear mental health media charter it was a simple yes from me to join the campaign and I’m hoping by spreading the word we could all join this great cause, I mean it is simple.
Greater care over the language used will significantly reduce stigma that is attached to certain actions or diagnoses. We as a collective have the power to change the way language is used and in doing so, will help change the way the general public understand certain terms.
I have attached the charter for you all to see!
Thank you for reading.