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David, Addictions Doctor

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David McCartney, an addictions doctor, gives advice to those who may be dealing with alcohol addiction.

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Is there guidance for staff from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds?

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You may be aware of evidence that suggests people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.   If you’re from a BAME background and are feeling anxious,…

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What if I’m worried about my own health or my family’s health?

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For many of us, the biggest worry is that we’ll get the virus ourselves or pass it on to our loved ones.  We all know that despite taking every possible…

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What can I do if I don’t feel safe at home?

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Public health measures to control the spread of COVID-19, such as staying at home and social isolation, have created more opportunities for perpetrators of domestic abuse to offend and have increased the…

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Where can I get help with money worries?

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Most people will feel the financial impact of COVID-19 and some of us will need help to get through these difficult times. You may have had to reduce your hours…

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Drinking too much alcohol?

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Social distancing and not having access to usual coping mechanisms or support systems can make people feel lonely and isolated. Work can also be a major source of stress at…

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I’ve lost someone I love 

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Losing someone you love is difficult enough in any situation but if you’re cut off from the people who would normally support you, or you haven’t had the chance to…

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Vaccinations

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For the latest Scottish Government updates on Covid-19 vaccines in Scotland, follow this link. And for broader information around the vaccine from NHS Inform, follow this link. You can also find some…

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Exhaustion & Fatigue

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Health and social care staff across the country have responded to the pandemic with dedication and energy. With long hours and missed weekends, the boundaries between our work and our…

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