The INDIGO Network

INDIGO is a collaboration of research colleagues in over 30 countries worldwide committed to developing knowledge about mental illness related stigma and discrimination, both in terms of their origins and their eradication. It is co-ordinated at by Mirja Koschorke, Nicole Votruba, Maria Milenova and Graham Thornicroft at the Centre for Global Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London.

There are 4 Indigo projects: 

Project 1. Developing a short version of the Discrimination and Stigma Scale (Lead: Dr. Sara Evans-Lacko)

Project 2. Improving referral rates to local health care services for people with mental illness using a local public knowledge and awareness campaign (Leads: Dr. Maya Semrau and Nicole Votruba)

Project 3. Improving knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of primary care staff towards people with mental illness in primary care settings (lead: Dr. Mirja Koschorke)

Project 4. Improving knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of medical students towards people with mental illness (Lead: Dr. Claire Henderson)

CGMH members involved