Make it personal: Invited commentary on the paper ‘Evaluation of a campaign to improve awareness and attitudes of young people towards mental health issues’

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T he article by Livingston et al. (2012) reporting the evaluation of a campaign to improve awareness and attitudes of young people towards mental health issues makes some insightful points regarding the impact of media campaigns on the stigma of mental illness. The particular Canadian campaign evaluated featured a prominent male sports figure talking about mental health issues and used online social media to reach young people.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-40
Number of pages5
JournalEducation and Health
Volume31
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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