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.

Consultation Survey: Covid-19 response to “off-radar” children and young people trapped at home and at risk of violence and abuse

Consultation Survey: Covid-19 response to “off-radar” children and young people trapped at home and at risk of violence and abuse

Survivors' voices, The McPin Foundation and VAMHN have launched an anonymous consultation to understand the impact of Covid-19 containment measures on “off-radar” children and young people trapped at home and at risk of violence and abuse to develop concrete measures to help children and young people at risk of such abuse. The online survey is aimed at adults who can identify with experiencing violence and abuse at home and no helping agency knowing about it for long periods (or ever).

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