Tag Archive: anxiety

Conference: Mental health and safeguarding

20th September, 2021 9:00 am

  Sacpa members report that mental health is one of the top three concerns in their organisations, alongside the associated safeguarding concerns that arise as a result. We are facing a tsunami of concerns around mental health following the pandemic, causing a shortage of external support and delayed referrals. Mental health and safeguarding are intrinsically linked. Based on regular discussions... View Article

Lessons from past crises for child and adolescent mental health during COVID-19

16th August, 2021 11:09 am

COVID-19 is a crisis like no other in modern times. It has reached every population and community. While the evidence base is still nascent, this report looks at the impacts of disasters and past epidemics – such as Ebola, HIV, SARS/MERS and Zika – on child and adolescent mental health and psychosocial wellbeing, and examines how these insights can guide... View Article

Covid crisis has left children riddled with anxiety and terrified of germs

14th July, 2021 8:12 am

Pupils are worried about their future due to impact of lockdown school closures and deaths in the family, study finds.   Children are suffering from a range of “Covid-related” anxieties including germ-phobia and a fear of failure, a study has found. The most common mental health problem affecting young people is anxiety, according to a paper published by the National... View Article