Coronavirus: How lockdown has affected mental health

Posted: October 19th 2020


This story helps support the case for the development of a rural mental health strategy for England. It tells us:

Covid-19 may be a physical illness but it has also hit mental health hard. 

In August, a group of NHS leaders said they were seeing a rise in people reporting severe mental health difficulties while charities including Mind, Samaritans and Calm have all said they have seen an increase in people coming to them for help.