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Coronavirus (COVID-19): mental health - transition and recovery plan

This plan outlines our response to the mental health impacts of COVID-19. It addresses the challenges that the pandemic has had, and will continue to have, on the population’s mental health.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): mental health - transition and recovery plan
Footnotes

Footnotes

1. Public Health Scotland (2020) Rapid review of the impact of COVID-19 on mental health: http://www.healthscotland.scot/publications/rapid-review-of-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-mental-health

2. Public Health England (2020) COVID-19: mental health and wellbeing surveillance report: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-mental-health-and-wellbeing-surveillance-report

3. The Scottish Mental Health Research Advisory Group has published three Mental Health and COVID-19 evidence briefings to accompany their minutes: https://www.gov.scot/groups/coronavirus-covid-19-mental-health-research-advisory-group/

4. Institute for Fiscal Studies (2020) The mental health effects of the first two months of lockdown and social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK: https://www.ifs.org.uk/uploads/The-mental-health-effects-of-the-first-two-months-of-lockdown-and-social-distancing-during-the-Covid-19-pandemic-in-the-UK.pdf

5. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-mental-health-and-wellbeing-surveillance-report/2-important-findings-so-far#which-population-groups-appear-to-be-disproportionally-affected

6. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-mental-health-and-wellbeing-surveillance-report/7-children-and-young-people

7. Institute for Fiscal Studies (2020) Recessions and health: the long-term health consequences of responses to the coronavirus https://www.ifs.org.uk/uploads/BN281-Recessions-and-health-The-long-term-health-consequences-of-responses-to-COVID-19-FINAL.pdf

8. Centre for Mental Health (2020) Covid-19 and the nation's mental health: Forecasting needs and risks in the UK, May 2020 https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-05/CentreforMentalHealth_COVID_MH_Forecasting_May20.pdf

9. Walton et al, (2020) Mental health care for medical staff and affiliated healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2048872620922795

10. Mental Health Foundation (2017). While your back was turned: how mental health policymakers stopped paying attention to the specific needs of women and girls. London: Mental Health Foundation.

11. https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-05/CentreforMentalHealth_COVID_MH_Forecasting_May20.pdf

12. https://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/Public-Health/Publications/2019-06-26/2019-06-26-Suicide-Summary.pdf

13. Hatch R, Young D, Barber V, et al. (2018) Anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder after critical illness: a UK-wide prospective cohort study. Critical Care 22:310

14. http://transformingpsychologicaltrauma.scot/


Contact

Email: MentalHealthStrategyandCoordinationUnit@gov.scot