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 Viewpoint

Young Carers and Mental Health

Heather Noller, Parliamentary and Policy Officer, Carers Trust Scotland, writes for us on the experiences and perceptions of young carers across Scotland in our latest viewpoint.

Tackling the link between disadvantage and suicide

Our latest viewpoint is written by James Jopling, Executive Director for Samaritans in Scotland, and explains the need for a Scottish Suicide Prevention Strategy which recognises the link between disadvantage, inequality and suicide.

Do as I say - not as I do?!

Our latest viewpoint comes from Nicola Hanssen, General Manager of Self Management Award winning organisation Roar-Connections for Life. Nicola blogs about how her time spent leading a health and wellbeing promoting organisation has led her to think more closely about her own self management.

ALISS - It's all about Co-production

Stephen Plunkett, ALISS Partnership and Development Manager, takes a moment to consider the importance of co-production to the ALISS Programme.

Reflections on 'Code the City' - AI and Chatbots Weekend

 ALISS Programme Manager, Douglas Maxwell reflects on the recent 'Code the City' event on Chatbots and Artificial Intelligence - a civic hacking initiative interested in hack weekends, open data, workshops and idea generation.

The changing face of Self Management in Scotland

In our latest viewpoint, Kevin Geddes, the ALLIANCE's Director of Development and Improvement explains that self management is making significant changes to health and social care in Scotland.

Introducing ALLIANCE Staff - Gavin Paterson

In this week's Introducing ALLIANCE Staff series, meet Gavin Paterson, Programme Co-ordinator, Our Voice

Introducing ALLIANCE Staff - Roseann Logan

Introducing Roseann Logan, Community Links Manager, in the latest of our staff introduction series. 

Putting care at the heart of our communities

Our latest viewpoint comes from Tommy Whitelaw, Dementia Carer Voices Project Engagement Lead at the ALLIANCE, on the importance of making sure that people living in residential care remain at the heart of our communities.

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