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What mental health means to me

Writing competitionCan you tell us in 800 words or less about a time when a patient or particular experience shaped your opinion on mental health? 

How did you manage to change perceptions among your patients and the public? 

Or perhaps you have coped - well or otherwise - with mental health issues personally. How did you do it?

Find out more about the competition and enter

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