From the fact that 60 per cent of the people dying from Covid-19 are men, to male suicide rates, there are many areas to address.
Posts Tagged: Mental Health
Edward Davies: Work and relationships are the core components of mental health. The lockdown has damaged both.
The third in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and helping those in deep poverty.
Like the virus itself, and like other restrictions, this shutdown will come down hardest on the deep poor
Duncan Smith names “five giants”: family breakdown, worklessness, serious personal debt, addiction and educational underachievement.
Introducing a series this week on ConservativeHome with the Centre for Social Justice about the pandemic and fairness
We need a long-term poverty strategy and a Social Justice Cabinet Committee. And here’s a Christmas holiday plan for childrens’ food.
Graham Brady: The Government must account properly for the full cost of lockdowns, restrictions – and Covid-19 itself
Publishing this information may lead to a more realistic understanding from the public of the real costs of the current strategy.
Government needs to reform the stucture of expert advice, and publish serious analysis of the cost of the options they face.
The London Borough of Bromley, which I am proud to represent, is a case in point – because cases remain relatively low.
Matthew Oakley: Levelling up. We need to measure it in order to deliver it – and know that it’s worked
The first report of a new commission finds that disparities are just as apparent within regions, cities and towns as they are between them.
David Willetts: The Government is wrong to propose cutting back on Universal Credit while the triple lock remains untouched
And when it comes to paying for the crisis measures, as we must, taxes must not fall on younger workers.
Bella Wallersteiner: Let the young work, play and be free of the rule of six – while older people learn to live with the virus
It is about time we had an honest conversation about segmenting the population, with more targeted protection for the elderly and vulnerable.
If Conservatives believe in anything, it’s the chance to work hard and get on. Gaining experience in a workplace is crucial for social mobility.
Dean Russell: As a volunteer in my local hospital, I’ve seen at first hand the damage done to NHS staff morale by fearmongering
If staff hear a constant flow of worst-case scenarios presented as the norm, it understandably affects their anxiety levels.
Almost 20 per cent of people met the criteria for depression in June 2020, compared with just under ten per cent over the past year.
Digital silos are slowing NHS staff down, causing unnecessary stress, and creating huge inefficiencies and security issues at the heart of the service.
Emma Revell: Young people socialising made Sturgeon “want to cry”. If only she got as upset over their debt burden.
During the EU referendum, many politicians claimed to be concerned about younger generations’ futures. But they’ve been mysteriously quiet recently.