A digital hub has been established to support workers in Health and Social Care and Carers with their physical and mental health.
“We are delighted to be supporting the Scottish Government with this important new third sector fund for Perinatal and Infant Mental Health charities.”
The expansion of the Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) programme to help people in distress, and the launch of a new mental health marketing campaign.
“I hope everyone will feel reassurance from hearing the message, share it with others and… Keep Talking.”
“What’s happening in the world, in Britain, in our lives, gathered into a wave, which nearly caught me and took me, spiralling down into the whirlpool of “What’s the point?””
Maree Todd: “As time goes by it will be important for folk to look after their mental health as well as physical health”
“A dedicated page on mental health support has been added to the NHS Inform website”
Coping with isolation,confinement and extreme settings.
“It is funny how little we are hearing about support for mental well being at this time of extreme fear and anxiety.”
“Even something as simple as going to a local public park or sitting by a window to watch butterflies can be beneficial to our mental health.”
“it’s important to try not to panic; strategies such as cutting down on watching the news can be helpful. Remember to look at things factually and remember that useful phrase ‘this too shall pass’ “