Covid-19 is taking its toll on the mental health of our communities. The Office of National Statistics recently published that nearly twice the amount of people are experiencing depression than pre the crisis. The National Rural Mental Health Forum is running a series of Scotland specific seminars which may be of interest to rural stakeholders across the UK. On the 14th of October from 11am they shall be hosting the launch of research in to the impact of Covid-19 on rural Scotland, plus details of a new rural benefits advice service. On the 28th of October from 11am, the Forum shall run workshops on rural young carers and young people’s mental health. You are all welcome to attend, the meetings shall be held via Zoom and details of registering via EventBrite can be found here www.ruralwellbeing.org/upcoming-events
Further dates for National Rural Mental Health Forum Seminars are November 11th from 12 noon, and November 28th from 11am.
The National Rural Mental Health Forum is an active network with over 170 membership organisations from private, public and third sectors, all dedicated to tackling mental health and wellbeing.
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