How did the pandemic impact the populations which the networks are trying to help? How did the networks respond to the pandemic? What were they able to do which they couldn’t have done if the network ecosystem wasn’t in place? Find out below.

These are the first four videos of the co-video series. Catch the final four here in early 2022.

Emerging Minds

Violence, Abuse and Mental Health Network (VAMHN)

MARCH Network

Professor Helen Chatterjee, Co-Investigator at the MARCH network, and Mah Rana, Artist Researcher at the network, discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted community spaces and the people who rely on them. They also discuss how the network responded to this crisis and how the mental health research landscape can change for the better.

Closing The Gap

Professor Simon Gilbody, the Network Lead at the Closing the Gap network, and Gordon Johnston, Peer Researcher at the network, chat about how the pandemic impacted people with Severe Mental Illness (SMI) and how the network responded.