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.
PPA offers counselling, family support, an addictions clinic and consultations for the Polish community.