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Reducing discrimination

Reducing discrimination

Former All Black rugby player John Kirwan has experienced mental illness and is a well-known spokesperson on this topic. He appeared in the Like Minds, Like Mine campaign, which aimed to reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Public health - Healthy minds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Jul 2019 with assistance from Richard Edwards