Emerging Minds Summer Meeting #2

Hear from some of the recipients of the Emerging Minds network’s first plus funding call about their research plans and join a conversation about approaches to research focused on children & young people’s mental health during COVID-19. Defining delivery of the ‘Step-by-Step’ intervention for schools: a co-production project with Dr Lucy Biddle, Unversity of Bristol...

Webinar: Violence Against Women and Girls, Intersectionality and COVID-19

Webinar hosted by the Violence, Abuse and Mental Health Network (VAMHN)  on the theme of Violence Against Women and Girls, Intersectionality and COVID-19. The following speakers will be giving 10 minute presentations followed by a Q&A session. Baljit Banga (Imkaan) – The Impact of the Dual Pandemics: VAWG and COVID-19 on Black and Minoritised Women and Girls...

Emerging Minds Summer Network Meeting #1

Hear from some of the successful recipients of the first Emerging Minds funding call and join in on a conversation about approaches to research focused on children and young people’s mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic. Developing social prescribing to improve mental health and wellbeing for children and young people with Dr Daniel Hayes –...

Online or on the line? Digital exclusion in people with severe mental ill health

Online or on the line? Digital exclusion in people with severe mental ill health

The pandemic has accelerated digitalisation in many aspects of life, but what does this mean for people who are not digitally connected? Emily Peckham and Panos Spanakis from the Closing the Gap Network (@CTGNetworkUK) explore the the “digital divide” and explain why understanding the extent of this divide in people with severe mental ill-health is an important aim of the network's OWLS project (Optimising Well-being during Self-isolation).

Priorities for mental health science in a time of crisis and loss

Priorities for mental health science in a time of crisis and loss

The Covid-19 pandemic is and will continue to have pervasive impacts on health and society. What key research questions and priorities are necessary to mitigate the impacts on mental health, especially for those people who may disproportionately affected? Louise Arseneault reflects on some of the research priorities and questions for mental health and brain sciences identified by an interdisciplinary group of people from across the bio-psycho-social spectrum in mental health science, including people with lived experience of mental health problems.

Supporting children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder during the Covid-19 pandemic. What can research and clinical experience offer?

This free webinar aims to share what research and clinical experience can offer to help us best support children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder at this time. We will explore the potential practical implications for children, young people and their families right now. The Emerging Minds network will be joined by Professor Jonathan...

What is the role of charitable mental health research funders during Covid19?

What is the role of charitable mental health research funders during Covid19?

"We have a responsibility to put accessible and rapidly applicable evidence in the hands of the people we support, professionals and policymakers, as well as ensuring that the big concerns from before aren’t forgotten." The Alliance of Mental Health Research funders discuss the role of charitable research funders in the mental health research response to Covid-19.

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