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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Introducing Covid:WIRED, a new tool to help tackle the pandemic’s complex and unequal impacts on wellbeing

Introducing Covid:WIRED, a new tool to help tackle the pandemic’s complex and unequal impacts on wellbeing

The What Works Centre for Wellbeing has created an interactive database to aid understanding of who has been hardest hit ...
COVID-19 has shown that compassionate leadership is essential for the future of the UK’s health and social care

COVID-19 has shown that compassionate leadership is essential for the future of the UK’s health and social care

The crisis in NHS and care staffing dates back to before the pandemic struck – but COVID-19 has heightened levels ...
Mental health depends on collective wellbeing. So why aren't we mapping it at an organisational level?

Mental health depends on collective wellbeing. So why aren’t we mapping it at an organisational level?

Mental health is nearly always seen as an individual issue requiring individual solutions – yet in reality, it’s as much ...
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Mental wellbeing is not just beneficial for you – it can also lead to lower healthcare costs

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we highlight a new study which finds that increases in a population’s mental wellbeing ...
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The impact of furlough on wellbeing: positive and negative effects of the UK’s Job Retention Scheme

The COVID-19 furlough scheme has supported many people’s wellbeing in a number of positive ways – but there have also ...
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‘The Great Summer Reset’: An IPPO policy note on how best to support children’s emotional recovery

Building on our two roundtable discussions on how the wellbeing of schoolchildren has been affected by COVID-19, this policy note ...