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There is no question that Covid-19 has turned the whole world upside down, but in a time of crisis, there has been one light that has shined throughout the pandemic, and that is our country’s revitalized concept of community. The response to Covid-19 has proven how great the contributions of communities have on public health, and something the pandemic has also shown me, is that helping others can also benefit myself greatly. By doing small deeds like shopping for others and checking in on my loved ones, I have experienced a greater sense of purpose and belonging – and I…

by Ally Jackson A brain injury has a dramatic impact on an individual’s life, whether it has been acquired through stroke, cancer, or a traumatic event. The effect of a brain injury varies from person to person  with cognitive issues ranging from emotional dysregulation, memory deficits and communication difficulties, and physical issues ranging from mild to severe impairment. Headway Gwynedd and Mon are a non-profit organisation who’s mission is to combat the social isolation which often accompanies these issues by promoting socio-emotional adjustment and connection. Crucially, they provide support and information for family, carers, and friends who are also impacted…