Obesity & managing our mental health as Covid-19 fatigue merges with the winter blues.

ECPO Patient Lounge
By patients, for EVERYBODY!

The ECPO Coms team are hosting their 2nd live 'Patient Lounge' session on Tuesday 19 January at 6 - 7.15pm GMT (7 - 8.15pm CET).

Registration is limited so register now below!

*This is a patient led iniative for all to attended and moderated by ECPO Executive Director Vicki Mooney. Our mission is to share experiences, knowledge and create a patient led broadcast where we can continue to discuss the patient needs in the obesity disease area.
All are welcome to join.

Returning to work after the winter break can be challenging for many as we enter January 2021. Upon reflection, we have had a year of isolation, worry, fear, and financial difficulties for many.
A breakdown of treatment for our community of people living with obesity, with many of us stepping into a bleak 2021 with anxieties and emotional turbulence.
The ‘January Blues’, new and tighter lockdowns across many countries, cocooning once again, and a new strain of the Covid-19 virus would appear as the perfect cocktail for rising mental health issues and we want to openly discuss this.

Which is why this episode of our Patient Lounge, we will be looking into how these challenges manifest in people living with Obesity, and various comorbidities.
Vicki will delve into an interview with Patient Advocate Paul Stevenson and others to discuss how he has faced the demons many of us have, and chat about his experience.

Nigel Olisa, Executive Director from GAMIAN Europe and Tineke Mollema, Board member and patient from GAMIAN will also join Vicki for a chat about all things Mental Health in Europe at present.
Joining our patient panel for reflections, questions and discussions are

Ken Clare, ECPO Chairman, Obesity UK Director and ASO Trustee.

Solveig Sigurdardottir, ECPO President and author

Ann Vincent MBPsS, patient advocate and post graduate in Psychology.

REGISTER NOW BELOW. YOU WILL RECIEVE A LINK TO THE LOUNGE VIA EMAIL THE MORNING OF THE 19TH JANUARY.

 

Patient Lounge Registration! Places are limited.

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