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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

 
Young carers' health suffering because of caring duties

 
It enjoyed just a brief moment in the limelight, but Sense Scotland revelled in being number 12 in the countdown to the opening of the Commonwealth Games

 
People who have used music to help them handle mental health problems are being asked for their top recommendations

 
Jane McCormick travelled to Papua New Guinea with actress Keeley Hawes and Unicef ahead of the Commonwealth Games

 
Ade Neill took up counselling after the death of his friend. He now volunteers with Highland Recovery to help others with mental health problems

 
More than 40% of carers in Scotland are male according to new research, but the Carers Trust Scotland is worried they don't get enough support

 
The Scottish Government's new £100m fund to speed up health and care integration stresses the role of the third sector

 
Claire Stevens, chief executive of Voluntary Health Scotland, believes stressing the role of the third sector will improve Scotland's health and wellbeing