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    • Jared Ashe
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      A thread to share any international news or developments.

    • Jared Ashe
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      Social prescribing pilot tackles loneliness epidemic in Melbourne

      Interesting article here on four-year pilot project in Melbourne, Australia, tackling social isolation & loneliness with social prescribing.

    • Zoë Freedman
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      Dearth of mental health support during pandemic for those with chronic health problems

      https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-07/uot-dom071921.php

      A scoping review of English and Chinese-language studies found individuals with chronic physical health conditions had higher levels of mental health problems during the COVID-19 pandemic; targeted interventions were lacking.

    • Zoë Freedman
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      Alone has fielded more than 50,000 calls to its support line since the pandemic hit: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40340807.html

      This Irish support line sounds brilliant, providing advice and support on a huge range of issues.

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