Do you attend Shine services? If so, we need your voice and your experience to support research being carried out by our partner programme Headline.
Headline Media Trust Initiative
This is a research initiative that aims to help reduce stigma of severe and enduring mental illness within the media. We want to do this by helping to increase representation of people with severe mental illness in the media. We hope to do that by:
What would your role be in the research?
To share your experiences, as someone who lives with severe and enduring mental illness, who has engaged with / almost engaged with the media. You can advise us on
Interview will be by phone at an agreed time that suits the participant, should not take more than 40-50 minutes and it will be conducted by Isabelle of Quality Matters.
Participants time, expertise and contribution to the research will be recognised.
All researchers come from social care background and are trauma informed care trained and have experience working within mental health.
This is voluntary and participants can opt out during the process. All participants can speak to researchers with any concerns or queries before agreeing to participate.
If you wish to take part or have any questions about taking part, please contact the lead researcher, Aoife Dermody on 0877515230
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