British Universities Film & Video Council

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Open Up

Synopsis
A resource intended to help increase understanding of the issues around discrimination. It features: powerful clips of individuals with experience of mental distress talking about the discrimination they have experienced and how they have challenged it; footage from other civil rights campaigns; resources from other mental health campaigns

The video/DVD has been developed to be used alongside the Open Up training pack and/or discussion guide, available separately
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2005
Year of production
2004
Availability
Out of Distribution
Documentation
The discussion guide (available separately) provides ideas and guidance for small groups of people with experience of mental distress wanting to discuss issues around discrimination, including coming out and speaking out. Gives suggestions for further reading and other resources available.
Subjects
Social welfare; Mental Health and Counselling
Keywords
equality of opportunity; mental disorders; social work training; discrimination

Production Company

Name

Mental Health Media

Email
info@mhmedia.com
Web
http://www.mhmedia.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7700 8171
Fax
020 7686 0959
Address
356 Holloway Road
London
N7 6PA

Distributor

Name

Rethink Mental Illness

Web
https://shop.rethink.org/ External site opens in new window
Address
Shop
london
SE1 7TP
Notes
The Mental health Shop is a combined effort from Mental Health Media and the charity, Rethink.

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