Against ageism, for mental health

| Updated on January 16, 2018

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October 1 marks the International Day of Older Persons, and this year’s theme is to “take a stand against ageism” by drawing attention to, and challenging, negative stereotypes and misconceptions about older persons and ageing.

Later this fortnight comes World Mental Health Day (October 10). This year the World Federation for Mental Health has sought to highlight psychological first aid and support for those in distress. Every day, around us, people often experience personal crises, and they, says the Federation, may need support.

Published on September 30, 2016

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