Topic: Mental health

The Impact of COVID-19 on Prisons: A User-led Perspective

The Impact of COVID-19 on Prisons: A User-led Perspective

Queen’s University Belfast researchers discuss their landmark study on the impact of COVID-19 measures in prisons ...
Mental Health in the City: Five Key Takeaways

Mental Health in the City: Five Key Takeaways

IPPO Cities convened a policy roundtable to explore insights from the pandemic for city policymakers around mental health.  The event ...

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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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...