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How has social transformation contributed to the rising mental health problems among young people?
How do marginalised individuals and communities experience issues that impact on mental health?
What is the impact of welfare reforms and changing work and employment practices on mental health?
In our commentary on the Cost of Living Crisis, we highlight existing research – led by the Centre and others – that demonstrates the negative impacts on mental health of poverty and austerity, and that points to concrete alternative policy solutions.
23 March 2023
The WCA was often a highly distressing experience for people
16 March 2023
A welfare-to-work reform has increased employment rates for lone mothers but at a cost to her and…
15 February 2023
The Environmental Risk (E-Risk) Longitudinal Twin Study has been backed by £2.3 million funding from…
04 April 2023
Prof Stavola introduces the mediation effects defined in structural equation modelling literature
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We are a group of researchers made up of service users, survivors, academics, project coordinators and artists in the ESRC Centre for…
Dr Annie Irvine reflects on her own journey with…
In this blog, CEO of New Citizens’ Gateway Dr…
In 2021, a Policy Lab was held as the culminating…
Since children and adolescents were considered a…
In this blog, peer researchers Saffron, Bianca and…
To launch our brand new series, and to announce our 2022 Festival, we revisit our 2021 conference. BBC Radio 4 presenter Claudia Hammond chairs this special panel discussion to explore the future for society and mental health research and policy. Featuring Sir Norman Lamb, Hári Sewell, Akiko Hart, and Catherine Roche.
We work with Closer and their Catalogue of Mental Health Measure to inform our research through an interactive catalogue of mental health and wellbeing measures in British cohort and longitudinal studies