This Royal College of Psychiatrists' 3-year campaign was
dedicated to addressing the inequalities that people with mental
health problems encounter daily in terms of their health, life
chances, and inclusion. The campaign was founded on the views
of psychiatrists, and service users and carers, and covered eight
priorities areas. It involved public affairs and communications work to raise
awareness of the Fair Deal priorities among politicians, in the
media, and among the general public, and partnership work with voluntary sector organisations and other
healthcare professionals on individual projects and specific
campaigns over the 3 year period.
This campaign aims to raise awareness amongst young people
of mental health issues and of psychiatry, to reduce the stigma
associated with mental health problems and to ensure user and carer
issues are core to psychiatry, both in training and in day-to-day
Additionally, it aims to increase the number of UK medical
students choosing psychiatry as their first choice career to
A joint campaign between the
Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Princess Royal Trust for
Carers (January 2004 to October 2005)
2001 - A Mind Odyssey
An initiative organised by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in
2001 to celebrate the arts, psychiatry and the mind.
2001: A Mind Odyssey aimed to inspire those involved in mental
health services, both professionals and patients, to express their
creativity through the arts. This celebration aimed to raise
awareness of the therapeutic benefits of artistic expression and
explore other aspects of people's lives and creativity.
2001: A Mind Odyssey was launched in July 2001 at the Royal
College of Psychiatrists' Annual Meeting, Queen Elizabeth II
Conference Centre, London. It concluded at the 2002 College Annual
Meeting, which was held at the Cardiff International Arena from the
24th to the 27th June 2002.
Five year national anti-stigma campaign
launched in 1998 by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Five-year national campaign launched in January 1992 by the Royal
College of Psychiatrists in association with the Royal College of
Recovery and Resilience: Our
This campaign aims to bring together and highlight the work that
many psychiatrists and other mental health professionals are
involved in, across all specialities, to disseminate good practice,
and innovative and effective initiatives.