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Samaritans by Jo Ahern

For over fifty years, Samaritans of Dundee has been there for people who are in distress and in need of someone to talk to and non-judgemental, unconditional support. Opened in 1962, our branch now has 50 volunteers offering round the … Continue reading

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Realising Potential Together by Elaine Hunter

This blog was originally posted on the Alzheimer Scotland site Let’s Talk about Dementia on 19th March 2015. March 2015 saw the launch of an allied health professional policy document called “Driving Improvement: Implementing Realising Potential an Action plan for … Continue reading

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Feel Fabulous in February – Twenty Top Tips (Part 1) by Dr Deborah Gray

The days are starting to feel longer and lighter, but warm and sunny days still feel a long way off. February can be a tough month so here is the first of two blogs sharing top tips for feeling fabulous. … Continue reading

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Mental Health Nursing in Scotland – Individual Perspectives by Sharlaine Walker and Emma Lamont

“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were the seeds.” (Mexican proverb) Mental health conditions in Scotland are described in terms of recovery and social inclusion, yet many people still experience stigma and are socially disabled by their … Continue reading

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