MH:2K Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Final Report

MH:2K is a pioneering new model for engaging young people in conversations about mental health in their local area.

This final report from MH:2K Nottingham and Nottinghamshire features the findings gathered from over 600 young people across the local area by a team of 31 ‘Citizen Researchers’. In the report, the Citizen Researchers present findings and recommendations in relation to five priorities:

Stigma and awareness;

Treatment and therapies;

Education and prevention;

Cultures, genders and minorities;

Family, friends and carers.

MH:2K Nottingham and Nottinghamshire was supported by supported by Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham City Council, the Clinical Commissioning Groups, and the Wellcome Trust.

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Testimonials

"In this world it’s difficult for young people to feel like they have a say or a voice, and increasingly it feels like the world we’re going to be left is pretty crazy… in the midst of that it feels like we’re doing something positive and we are taking ownership of the situation."

Amania