National Rural Mental Health Forum Summer Seminar, Peer Support, Savings and Later Life with Mental Health
11:05 Emma Morrow, Development & Training Officer, Bipolar Scotland - Bipolar Scotland believe that peer support and sharing of experiences is one of the best way forward when considering treatment of Bipolar disorder. Join Emma in an open discussion around how Self-Management and self-help groups are being developed to support those in rural areas living with or supporting someone with Bipolar Disorder.
Questions and Discussion
11:35 Allison Barnes, Money and Pension Service - The Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) launched the UK Strategy for Financial Wellbeing earlier this year which sets out 10 year ambitious targets to improve financial wellbeing across all ages. Two of the main agendas are focussing on Savings, Long-Term Savings and Later Life with mental health, gender and BAME as theme in all of them. They are currently engaging with stakeholders across Scotland to hear views on how we should develop a Delivery Plan for a Scotland to support this work. Scottish Government are working with MaPS to develop this. Further information can be found here.