Posted on 13 October 2020
Mental health: Another casualty of coronavirus?
Keynote: Dr Kwame McKenzie, Wellesley Institute
Thursday 15 October 2020
6.30pm to 8pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on our way of life, affecting everything from work to social interactions and cultural and leisure activities. It has introduced new uncertainties and placed significant strains on a number of services and areas of the economy. While presenting a host of challenges, the pandemic has also arguably led to a number of opportunities and even positive developments for some. All of these scenarios and outcomes have a bearing on our mental health. Evidence suggests that the challenges and benefits have been unevenly distributed throughout the population and hence the mental health impacts have also varied.