Mental health

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Is mental health Recovery disappearing?

Genevieve Smyth, Professional Affairs Officer – Mental Health and Learning Disabilities at COT, discusses mental health recovery Recovery in mental health is a global movement generated and driven by people with mental health problems.  It focuses on the need to have a meaningful, hopeful and active life. Occupational therapists promote Recovery because we have similar … Continue reading

By accident: Discovering the meaning of life

Lorraine Bridges is the Senior Communications Manager at COT. She talks about her experience of a fall. Follow Lorraine I love this time of year, and not just because of the long days and starry nights.  August is the month of the Edinburgh Festival and when brave souls come to town to test their sets … Continue reading

Time to Talk About Addiction

Following Time to Change’s Time To Talk Day, COT’s Professional Affairs Officer—Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, Genevieve Smyth, reflects on the importance of reducing mental health stigma and the issues that we still don’t seem able to talk about. Last week COT took part in Time to Change’s Time to Talk Day which encouraged us … Continue reading

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