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Interview: Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Published on 22 May 2020 03:01 PM

The theme of Mental Health Awareness Week this year is 'Kindness'. So what role does this play in improving mental health?

We speak to Elaine McLernon, a former mental health nurse and Age Scotland's Dementia Training Officer about this, the impact of lockdown on older people's mental health and where people can go for support.

Listen: Good mental health in later life

How does kindness impact mental health? As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, we speak to Elaine McLernon, a former mental health nurse and Age Scotland's Dementia Training Officer about this and much more.

Elaine has also written a blog for Mental Health Awareness Week called, "How to protect older people's mental health in challenging times".

You can read her blog here

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