After six months of living in a pandemic, Paisley & District U3A members will hear from retired consultant psychiatrist, Dr Tom Brown who will give advice on emotional wellbeing in a Covid 19 world. 

In the first of a new season of U3A monthly events on Zoom until public meetings resume, members will be able to put questions to Dr Brown using a live link.

Local chair, Kathleen O’Donnell said: “Quite a few U3A members began shielding due to their age or health conditions when the coronavirus started. Even after the lockdown restrictions eased, a fair number were still apprehensive about being out in the community. Our committee saw how this health crisis can seriously impact someone’s confidence and sense of wellbeing. So it’s an honour to have guest speaker Dr Brown explore some of the issues people are facing. We also hope viewers will take part in the discussion afterwards.”

Tom Brown said: “Covid 19 presents many of the challenges to our mental wellbeing that any illness may do. There are, however, some unusual features – for example, the need to isolate and quarantine at a population level. I will discuss some of the threats this poses and how to tackle them.”

The meeting will be held on Thursday 1st October at 2pm.

More details on this forthcoming talk at: https://u3asites.org.uk/paisley/welcome.