Mental Health Awareness Week

This week marks Mental Health Awareness week and ITV Border will be running a series of stories about people living in the region who have experienced mental health issues.

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Dementia 'doesn't mean you will lose quality of life'

Mental Health Awareness week continues with a look at dementia.

Dementia affects about 800,000 people in the UK. It's a collection of symptoms that result from damage to the brain.

The risk of developing dementia increases with age and the condition usually affects people over the age of 65.

Senior Nurse, Lorraine Haining, explains the importance of early diagnosis.

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