Contexts Of Practice: Mental Health Care



This task will allow you to undertake in-depth research on the concept of stigma and its impact on those individuals and their families who live with the daily challenges of mental illness, using a contemporary mental health website to elaborate on these concepts

You will need to discuss the phenomenon of stigma in depth. You then choose at least one contemporary mental health website (some examples are seen in the resource section below). Use examples from this website to support your research in relation to stigma and its impact upon individuals, their families and the community as a whole. You will be assessed on the quality and clarity of the essay to communicate findings, in addition to:

  • The depth of analysis and critical evaluation of stigma and its effects on individuals and their families and as it relates to mental health promotion and illness
  • The use of relevant sources to support your findings