Topic: Mental health

How Policymakers Responded to Mental Health Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

How Policymakers Responded to Mental Health Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

By Professor Sir Geoff Mulgan, Engagement Lead and Co-Investigator of IPPO and Professor Muiris MacCarthaigh, Policy Engagement Lead for Northern ...
Effective, Scalable Interventions for Tackling Population Mental Health

Effective, Scalable Interventions for Tackling Population Mental Health

The pandemic triggered an increase in the incidences of mental health problems across the globe. It also revealed a need ...

RESEARCH NOTES

Care homes and mental health during COVID-19

‘Care homes are a microcosm of society: everything is inflamed, especially with mental health’

Ahead of our roundtable discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of care home residents and staff, ...
Care home resident using computer tablet.

A global scan of mental health policy responses for long-term care home residents during COVID-19

Elderly people have been of particular interest to policymakers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This global scan of responses was compiled ...
impact of pandemic on care homes

Mental health and wellbeing of care home residents and staff: a snapshot of COVID-19 impacts and responses

The devastating impact of the pandemic on care homes throughout the UK has raised many questions that demand further investigation ...
A group of young people

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 ...
Teenagers in summer

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 ...
summer programme

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 ...