Increase in demand for Inverness-based Scottish Counselling Services has increased by 250%, with young people looking for support with the impact of lockdown on their mental health and anxieties about the future. “We were concerned that all of a sudden we had been seeing a steady number of adults and young people being referred to … Continue reading Equality News Update: Herald Scotland: Coronavirus Scotland: Demand for young people counselling services increases
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