Research carried out by MHF Scotland, Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded explores the mental health impacts of visual impairment.

20 December 2019
Source: Royal Blind

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The findings highlight that sight loss can have a significant emotional and psychological impact on people’s lives, with fear, isolation, loss of self-esteem and depression having an impact. Despite this, the findings reveal emotional support is rarely offered by statutory health services, leaving many people with sight loss to cope on their own and that more support is needed to support people across Scotland.

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