Rather than looking at medical options we should focus on social solutions – promoting activity and interaction.
Posts Tagged: Mental Health
A bed is not enough. A chance of employment, as well as good physical and mental health are needed to turn lives around.
Julie Newcombe: Hancock must aid the pandemic’s forgotten victims. The hundreds of autistic people detained in secure units.
Is the sequestering, incarceration and forgetting of these vulnerable children and young adults any better than in Georgian and Victorian times?
A limited suspension is one thing, lasting change would be another. And so often, nothing is so permanent as the temporary.
Graham Brady: As it stands, the quarantine plan won’t work, will wreck holidays, damage aviation – and lose jobs
It would be a sad irony if we chose to shut down the international connectivity on which so much of our prosperity depends.
Andrea Leadsom: By enhancing mental health support in the early years, we can change our society for the better
My own return to the backbenches has allowed me to focus on this vital area for the Government.
Any fair-minded observer would think better of him at the end of yesterday’s press conference than he or she may have done at the beginning.
We have to make sure that there are not only helplines but that both they and general mental health support are highly visible.
They seem no less relevant this morning than they were yesterday – and are unlikely to be answered this afternoon.
The proposals he will announce this evening can’t simply be taken on trust by voters.
The shutdown will be with us for the duration. What the South Korean route out of it will mean – and why it’s now necessary.
Following this road will require a transformation of how we work and live on an expectation-defying scale.
When a drop in the curve of the virus is seen, the public’s health mustn’t be endangered by a blinkered pursuit of balancing the books.
Plus: And a Coronavirus Social Justice Minister. Give thanks for Starmer. And: it’s time for a Virtual Parliament.
James Frayne: The challenges of the Coronavirus to working families outside the prosperous South East
What about the impact on domestic violence, with everyone stuck in their own homes? And on those with serious but non-life threatening health problems?
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.