While some things that affect the risk of dementia can’t be changed, such as age or genes, making healthier choices can help.
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If you are lesbian, gay or bisexual, issues such as homophobia, isolation and discrimination can take their toll on mental health. You might experience rejection, negative reactions or hostility from family members, friends, strangers, employers or members of religious communities. This can have a big impact on your self-esteem and may mean that you might feel unable to be open about your sexual or gender identity.
There’s so much that we can do in our daily lives to make us more resilient to life’s ups and downs.
Mind in Camden is pleased to share its "Philosophy of Mind" podcast, based on a philosophy of mind workshop series which they ran in October 2017. It was a weekly group taking place over six weeks. It focused on sharing and using philosophical tools and ideas to talk about mental health; based on this, a Philosophy of Mind group has been launched in HMP Pentonville.
Here is an updated list of organisations supporting LGBT+ residents in North Central London.