Project WalkToTalk Bristol tackles mental health stigma

Project WalkToTalk have organised a walk in Bristol today to get more people opening up about mental health. The aim is to raise awareness and allow participants to share their experiences whilst exploring the city. There was no shortage of fluorescent pink at College Green, where 150 participants turned up at the starting line. Many […]

Bristol pub first in the UK to tackle loneliness in older men

Bristol pub first in the UK to tackle loneliness in older men

The Eldon House in Clifton has started to use beer mats printed with conversational starters to encourage social interaction among men over 65. The innovative scheme has been launched in the wake of a study by the University of Bristol’s Brigstow Institute. Researchers spent six months analysing the effects of loneliness among older people, and […]