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).
The Emerging Minds network have worked with parents and carers to develop a new study to help understand how families are coping during the Covid-19 pandemic and what parents can do to help support their children’s mental health.
How can mental health ECRs adjust to disrupted research and working from home? Sam Parsons discusses challenges ECRs face and the need for a strong mental health research community.
Researchers from the MARCH network have launched a study into the psychological and social effects of Covid-19 in the UK. The Covid-19 Social Study is looking for people aged 18+ years in the UK to answer a 15-minute online survey now and then a shorter 10-minute follow-up survey once a week whilst social isolation measures...
What is the role of mental health research at a time like this? Vanessa Pinfold looks at how research teams and funders are gearing up and asks how we can best contribute.