The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and United for Global Mental Health are launching a series of weekly webinars designed to provide policymakers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and how to address it.
The first in the series is Mental Health & COVID-19 Latest Knowledge.
The webinar will address the following questions:
What Do We Know so far?
What Is The Mental Health Impact Of Social Isolation And How To Address It?
What is the Mental Health response to dramatic societal change?
Speakers will include Dévora Kestel, Director of Mental Health and Substance Use at WHO, and researchers already reporting on the impact of social isolation; the impact of COVID-19 on serious mental health conditions; and the challenges of dramatic societal change and what to do next.