* 1. What is your age?

* 2. What is your gender?

* 3. Is your gender the same as the one listed on your original birth certificate?

* 4. Would you say you have a good understanding of what ‘mental health’ is?

“Everyone has ‘mental health’ and this can be thought of in terms of: how we feel about ourselves and the people around us, our ability to make and keep friends and relationships and our ability to learn from others and to develop psychologically and emotionally." (www.rethink.org)

* 5. Have you ever been affected by mental ill health? (through personal experience yourself or with someone you know, experience of services/organisations, work experience etc.)

* 6. Have you ever been affected by issues around self-harm? (through personal experience yourself or with someone you know, experience of services/organisations, work experience etc.)

* 7. Do you think it is important that people are encouraged to talk about mental ill health?

* 8. Who would you turn to if you/someone you know were experiencing mental ill health? (friend/family, services, school, work, doctors etc.)

* 9. Do you think information around mental health and services is accessible and helpful? (do you know where to get info, is it easy to understand, would you recommend it?)

* 10. Do you think it would be helpful to have more online/app services to support with mental health?

* 11. Do you think there is a stigma attached to mental ill health?

“People with mental health problems say that the social stigma attached to mental ill health and the discrimination they experience can make their difficulties worse and make it harder to recover. This is because society in general has stereotyped views about mental illness and how it affects people. Many people believe that people with mental ill health are violent and dangerous, when in fact they are more at risk of being attacked or harming themselves than harming other people.” (www.mentalhealth.org.uk)

* 12. Do you think it’s easier for some people/groups to get support with mental health than others?

* 13. How do you cope when you’re feeling stressed or unhappy?

* 14. Is there anything currently having a negative impact on your mental health? (e.g. study, family, relationships, employment, crime, alcohol, or drugs)

* 15. What changes would you like to see regarding mental health by the year 2020?

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