October 2012 - STV Edinburgh: Shedding light on depression
Estimates suggest that one in four us will experience depression at some point in our lives – that's more than one million Scots. But for sufferers of mental health problems, it can be a time of utter loneliness.
FIRST it was a trickle, then a flood and now a torrent. Incredulity is not a strong enough word to describe the astonishing glut of allegations surrounding Jimmy Savile, who was once one of Britain’s best-loved and highest-paid entertainers.
September 2012 - The Scotsman: Charity holds stress talks
THE first in a series of “breakfast briefings” to highlight employers’ duty to protect workers from stress is to be held in the Capital.
August 2012 - Mental health and stress costing Scottish employers
MENTAL health issues at work are estimated to cost Scottish employers over £2 billion every year - an average £970 per employee.
August 2012 - Lothains buck Scottish suicides trend
The number of suicides in the Lothians rose last year, bucking a nationwide trend.
July 2012 - STV Edinburgh: Community Connecting
For Jean Lees, her three-year-old budgie Jasper is a great companion. Friendly, inquisitive and easy to look after, the tiny bird is considered “almost human” by the 84-year-old. But just last year Jean was so overcome by depression she was on the verge of giving Jasper away.
February 2012 - Edinburgh Evening News: Midlothian Mela
A MELA event is to be held in Midlothian to celebrate diversity in the county. The packed programme includes world music, singing, storytelling, clownstepping, Bollywood dance and folk music from Nitten Folk Club.
January 2012 - Help boost an OAP's social life
VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help elderly people in the city regain confidence and a social life.
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