Mental health: listening to young people and learning from Covid-19

This position paper sets out a commitment by Wellcome, UNICEF, the World Health Organization, and the World Economic Forum to embed three principles across our mental health work: lived experience, local innovation, and larger than healthcare.

Policy Responses to the Coronavirus Pandemic

In this article researchers present data and research from the Coronavirus Government Response Tracker (OxCGRT), published and managed by researchers at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford.

This is a routinely updated report about population mental health and wellbeing in England during the COVID-19 pandemic.

World Health Organisation

Ethical standards for research during public health emergencies: Distilling existing guidance to support COVID-19 R&D.

COVID-19 Resources for the Research Community

Resources for the academic community on COVID-19 research, community initiatives, and tools for sharing your research during this time.


Collabovid helps researchers to identify the most relevant information by using Natural Language Processing.

CLOSER the home of longitudinal research

Search and browse questionnaires and data from the UK’s leading longitudinal studies.

Catalogue of Mental Health Measures

An interactive catalogue of mental health and wellbeing measures in British cohort and longitudinal studies.

Living Systematic Review of Mental Health in COVID-19

Living systematic reviews are systematic reviews that are continually updated and provide ongoing access to results via online publication.

United for global mental health

In April 2020, The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and United for Global Mental Health launched a webinar series designed to provide policy makers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health and how to address it.

Stories from the field

MHIN and the World Health Organization Department of Mental Health and Substance Use are collaborating to highlight the incredible efforts of individuals and organisations providing mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The scope of mental health research during the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath

Researchers propose a coordinated and interdisciplinary mental health science response.

Research priorities

Researchers explore the psychological, social, and neuroscientific effects of COVID-19 and set out the immediate priorities and longer-term strategies for mental health science research.


The UK's leading mental health charity that is transforming mental health through research.


This website is dedicated to learning and development for public involvement in health and social care research.

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