Covid-19 is an addiction crisis – we need a better funded and integrated care service03 November 2020
Professor Julia Sinclair, chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists addictions faculty, writes that an underfunded addiction services will not be able to meet the challenges posed by the Covid-19 mental health crisis. She recommends that the Government urgently increase funding to pre-austerity levels, replace the ‘race to the bottom’ outsourcing of contracts, and facilitate greater cooperation between mental health and addition services.
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Covid-19 may be uncovering old traumas – how can we deal with these emotions?19 October 2020
Kate Graham, a psychotherapist and spokesperson for the UK Council for Psychotherapy, writes that for many the current health crisis has triggered and reinvigorated psychological trauma. She shares her thoughts and expertise on how to identify these feelings, how to assist yourself, and the importance of seeking professional help.