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Mental Health and Social Support Workshop – Linking Research and Practice:...

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Helensburgh Parish Church

Colquhoun Street

Helensburgh

G84 8UP

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Voluntary Health Scotland, Support in Mind and The Open University Scotland will jointly host a series of seminars and workshops that will focus on mental health and social support.

This workshop will take place in Helensburgh on the 27 April from 12-3pm.

A buffet lunch and refreshments will be available on arrival.

This event is free to attend, but places are limited.

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Social support is the everyday assistance offered by family, friends, neighbours and colleagues, as well as the help offered by many charities and support services. It plays a vital role in maintaining mental health and wellbeing.

Lack of social support is associated with feelings of loneliness and isolation, which have been linked with poorer physical health, reduced life expectancy and a wide range of mental health problems including anxiety and depression.

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  • Frances Simpson, Chief Executive, Support in Mind Scotland
  • Dr Jonathan Leach, Lecturer in Health and Social Care, The Open University



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