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May 17th, 2024
National Hoarding Awareness Week 13-17 May 2024
“Hoarding disorder is characterised by accumulation of possessions due to excessive acquisition of or difficulty discarding possessions, regardless of their actual value. Excessive acquisition is characterized by repetitive urges or behaviours related to amassing or buying items.GetSummaryIcon
May 16th, 2024
Get urgent mental health help
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May 15th, 2024
NHS talking therapies for anxiety and depression
Talking therapies, or psychological therapies, are effective and confidential treatments delivered by fully trained and accredited NHS practitioners.GetSummaryIcon
February 20th, 2024
Adult Support and Protection Awareness Day 2024
20 February every year is National Adult Support and Protection Awareness Day. This year, Tuesday 20th February 2024 will have dual focuses, which centre on both a general awareness of ASP and a spotlight on Sextortion Scams.GetSummaryIcon
February 16th, 2024
Care Day celebrates young people with care experience
Today is Care Day – a celebration of the achievements of children and young people who have experienced care.GetSummaryIcon
February 9th, 2024
Artificial Intelligence can be difficult to understand. It is now very sophisticated, it may make us all very suspicious and unsettled.GetSummaryIcon
February 7th, 2024
Technology's Design can influence people's choices. 'Persuasive design' is a design practice that companies use to change and influence users' thoughts and behaviours. These techniques are frequently implemented on the internet.GetSummaryIcon
February 6th, 2024
6 February 2024 - Safer Internet Day … Shetland Public Protection Committee are celebrating #SaferInternetDay today! Why not start a conversation about the changes young people you work with are seeing online? From AI to VR, there are so many exciting things happening on the internet.GetSummaryIcon
November 3rd, 2023
#NoBlameNoShame campaign is launched to encourage people to talk about scams … 73% of UK adults – or 40 million people – have been targeted by scams, with 35% - or 19 million – losing money because of this criminal offence[i].GetSummaryIcon
September 22nd, 2023
Suicide Prevention Week 10 - 16 September 2023
Following on from Suicide Prevention Week (10 - 16 September 2023) the Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (Iriss) have published the following information on Suicide thoughts and behaviour in later life.GetSummaryIcon
July 12th, 2023
Council Housing Repairs Phone Scam
The call appeared to originate from a Manchester number – but Trading Standards warn that scammers can ‘spoof’ the number from which they are calling, making it appear that they are phoning from a local or a genuine organisational number.GetSummaryIcon
May 17th, 2023
National Hoarding Awareness Week 15 to 19 May 2023
Jo Cooke, Hoarding Disorder UK, published a book focused around understanding Hoarding Disorder … ‘’Compulsive hoarding can make life a misery, affecting health, well-being and lifestyle, and posing a significant risk of fire, illness, infestation and other dangers.GetSummaryIcon