” During one of our discussions, we talked about mental health in hockey, especially over the lockdowns, and about what our clubs had done to help members and support people.”
In Orkney in 2019/20 only £20 was spent per head of population, the lowest for any Health Board in Scotland. In comparison in The Western Isles £156 per head was spent.
I look back to where I have come from and where I’m going this week.
“Today an invisible elastic band snapped”
“We truly are facing another epidemic, which is an epidemic of mental health and emotional problems, following the Coronavirus epidemic. “
The University of the Highlands and Islands partnership has been awarded £100,000 to help students who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“people with access to outdoor spaces and with nature views, managed to maintain a more positive mood during lockdown”,
Self-care information and advice to support people in Orkney
“I was able to see family for the first time and I also got word that I was able to return to work.”
“This study reports what many paediatricians have observed–while children rarely become ill with COVID-19, they have been significantly affected by the measures taken to reduce transmission of the virus.”Dr Karen Street.