UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


Research on Mental Health, Stigma and Disclosure

UCLUS members conduct research on mental health stigma. In particular, we seek to understand the relationship between stigma and disclosure versus concealment of experiences of mental health problems in a range of contexts.

Current Projects

Supporting mental health professionals who experience mental health problems in reaching disclosure decisions through a self-help intervention (HOP-MHP)

HOP-MHP is a self-guided intervention for mental health professionals who are experiencing mental health problems themselves, or have done so in the past. HOP-MHP seeks to support them in reaching decisions around potential disclosure of their lived experience in ways that are personally meaningful, safe and empowering. Ultimately, the project seeks to encourage more open conversations about lived experience among mental health professionals and to tackle stigma within the field.