Topic: Mental health

Mental Health in the City: can developing a new ‘Urban Psychology’ be an antidote to poor design and policy?

Mental Health in the City: can developing a new ‘Urban Psychology’ be an antidote to poor design and policy?

Chris Murray, Director of Core Cities UK, writes for IPPO Cities on urban psychology in advance of his appearance at ...
What lessons can we learn from furlough for managing future social shocks? 

What lessons can we learn from furlough for managing future social shocks? 

The furlough scheme was useful in protecting mental health, but not without its drawbacks, UCL researchers find ...

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Who suffered the most during homeschooling? Parents of young kids and older children

Who suffered the most during homeschooling? Parents of young kids and older children

New research shows that teenagers and the parents of young children was hardest hit by the strain of homeschooling during ...
Two Years On: The Shadow Pandemic of Mental Health Decline

Two Years On: The Shadow Pandemic of Mental Health Decline

The pandemic is far from over there and there is a need to invest in public health supports to address ...
Addressing declining mental health at a population level: three key themes for IPPO to explore

Addressing declining mental health at a population level: three key themes for IPPO to explore

IPPO recently brought together people working in mental health policy from all corners of the UK to consider this question: ...
We know people’s mental health levels have deteriorated during COVID-19. Now we must find out which responses work at scale

We know people’s mental health levels have deteriorated during COVID-19. Now we must find out which responses work at scale

Governments are committing more resources to mental health, yet we don't know which interventions could be scaled up in the ...
Can virtual reality help to reduce racial bias and discrimination in the NHS?

Can virtual reality help to reduce racial bias and discrimination in the NHS?

Researchers at King’s College London are using VR to train NHS staff, managers and leaders in order to help them ...
Superhero kids

On Playday, we must discuss how to turn COVID-19 summer support schemes into a long-term strategy for children’s wellbeing

This year’s theme, Summer of Play, mirrors the campaign that Save The Children has been leading to support those most ...
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