It feels as if the nation’s mental wellbeing has been strangely ignored throughout the pandemic. The public has experienced what is by any definition a traumatic event this year with
The number of adults in Britain with depression has doubled during the coronavirus pandemic, official data shows, prompting calls for an urgent national plan to avert a “looming mental health
Just six months after qualifying as a social worker Paddy Hartigan found himself on the frontline of the mental health crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. Almost overnight he had
Eight in 10 people living alone with dementia have seen no family or friends since March, while tens of thousands more regularly spend up to a week without having a
Relatives of dementia patients should be treated as key workers so they can visit their family members and be tested for coronavirus where necessary, leading charities have told the government.
The official US advice has been to disinfect high-touch surfaces to minimise the spread of Covid-19. Taking that advice to the extreme, Lisa filled a sink with a mixture of
As a first-year maths student at the University of Manchester in 2014, Josh Fogg went through a mental health crisis. “I was having a really bad case of depression and
People with learning disabilities or autism can leave the house for exercise more than once a day and can travel outside of their local area under current lockdown measures, the