David was anxious about falling into debt and was having a “hard battle just to try to keep warm.” Feelings of loneliness and isolation were increasing
SAMH is Scotland’s Mental Health charity. It can provide help and support. It states: “Too many promises and a pandemic later, people are still being left behind. Rejected referrals, indeterminate waiting times and inadequate support. ” SAMH
“So how are we meant to pay for alternative pain relief methods and why is the NHS not providing us with adequate assistance.”
“The assumption is. That somehow because you can’t see it, it mustn’t be real.”
The Scottish Young Carers Festival 2021 webpage is where young carers can access over 40 pre-recorded workshops.
The new fund now covers children from birth to 18 who are receiving inpatient care, and will cover costs for their parents, anyone with parental responsibility, and siblings under 18.
“How do you accept being told you will be in severe pain every day for the rest of your life and there is no cure? “
“Hi, my name is Thora Allan, I am 38 and come from Orkney.”
“The model that Scotland adopts to combat this form of violence against women must start with an urgent overhaul of our unjust and outdated prostitution laws. “
Local family support charity, Home-Start Orkney, are raising awareness of Loneliness Awareness Week (14th – 20th June) and the impact of loneliness and isolation on parents and young children.
“Our message is you are entitled to support, we are here to offer that support, and you are not alone.”Olivia Tait, Manager at Crossroads Orkney