Topic: Mental health

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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How can we help young people recover after the loneliness and losses of lockdown?

Ahead of IPPO’s roundtable discussion on what this summer's programmes for schoolchildren should look like, here is a young person’s ...
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Wellbeing recovery: what should summer support programmes look like for schoolchildren this year?

This is a rapid, evidence-based response to the policy need identified at our roundtable discussion on the wellbeing of young ...
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What support do children need most this summer? Proposal for a universal wellbeing programme

Northern Ireland’s Interim Mental Health Champion Siobhan O’Neill outlines her vision for a summer programme to promote children’s emotional regulation ...
IPPO’s first UK-wide policy roundtable discusses the mental health of schoolchildren during COVID-19

IPPO’s first UK-wide policy roundtable discusses the mental health of schoolchildren during COVID-19

A particularly strong theme was the need to use this summer not simply for UK schoolchildren to catch up academically, ...
Global scan of mental health support initiatives for schoolchildren during COVID-19

Global scan of mental health support initiatives for schoolchildren during COVID-19

From the Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker (OxCGRT) Summary Country Program India National hotline for telemedicine- parents support children’s access ...
The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of schoolchildren: a summary of early responses around the world

The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of schoolchildren: a summary of early responses around the world

Many schools, local authorities and governments are grappling with how to handle the pressures on mental health amongst schoolchildren that ...