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Liminal Thresholds and the Trauma of COVID Recovery

The world is focused on COVID vaccination and reopening shops and restaurants, but aside from the physical reopening of our world, have we really understood what will be required for us to mentally reopen? Not since World War II, have we faced such a national trauma, where an entire population has been affected by illness, […]

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Dr Alex to focus on Youth Mental Health

From Love Island to No. 10, it’s great to see the government refocus its attention on young people’s mental health with the appointment of Dr Alex George to an unpaid position of advising on mental health. Following the death of his brother last year to suicide, Dr Alex says that he is more galvanised than […]

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Fighting Loneliness: Dogs and Weighted Blankets

Interesting article in The Guardian today around fighting loneliness and the effects of the loss of human contact and touch as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. As humans we seek touch as a form of communication or reassurance; as an interaction between members of a community as much as between strangers, or even […]