Who are the Champions?
The Champions all have lived experience so are passionate about
making a difference by identifying locally where discrimination
exists, coming up with ideas and projects to challenge
Since October 2014 we have trained three groups of
Champions, in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness. 30 champions
have completed training and are starting projects in a variety of
This year, we are holding training in Lanarkshire and Perth. See
below for details and how to apply.
Some of the projects include:
- Working with students to tackle self-stigma
- Pass the
- Exploring stigma within the healthcare system
- Community consultations to raise awareness and getting people
- Working with trade unions and HR to improve policies and
practise regarding mental health in the workplace
Community champions might also:
- Run events
- Devise local campaigns
- Speak in schools and workplaces as part of a wider
- Spread the See Me message at community groups
- Encourage people to join the movement
- Gather local stories and experiences to share with us
What is involved?
Champion Training takes place over a 3-4 month period, with
approximately one training session a month.
In between sessions Champions have reflective and planning tasks
to complete. They also have meetings with their mentor at key
points during the training programme.
See Me Community Champions Training Lanarkshire
Community Champions will be fully trained.
Dates: 22nd March,
12th April, 17th May,
7th June, 28th June
Venue: Dalziel Business Centre,
Motherwell, ML1 1PN
How can I get involved?
If you are interested in becoming a champion, See Me are now
recruiting for Lanarkshire training groups.
Completed applications are to be returned to Rebekah
This can be done via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
via Telephone: 0141 530 1093
(office) 07803 203 652
Post: Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street,
Glasgow, G1 1UZ.
The deadline for completed applications for Lanarkshire
is 29th February at 5pm.
To apply, please have a look at the role description
for Lanarkshire and
then fill in the application