Harrogate's 'shame culture' can stop people opening up about mental health, charity warns

Excutive Director  Emily Fullarton with volunteers, trustees and staff outside the soon to be opened home of Wellspring Therapy and Training. (1806053AM1)
Excutive Director Emily Fullarton with volunteers, trustees and staff outside the soon to be opened home of Wellspring Therapy and Training. (1806053AM1)
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Harrogate’s image of affluence and success can breed a dangerous ‘shame culture’ around failure and underachievement, a Starbeck mental health charity has warned.

The executive director of Wellspring therapy and training, Emily Fullarton, said a wide range of social pressures and expectations can stop residents asking for help and accessing vital support.