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N3C Data Enclave

For researchers interested in US-based clinical data, the N3C Data Enclave is a vast collection of harmonised electronic health records collected for COVID-19 research. While not focused specifically on mental health, data could be relevant to behavioural health or research related to Long Covid.

Technical Advisory Group

In February, the World Health Organization held its first meeting for the Technical Advisory Group on the mental health impact of COVID-19 in the WHO European Region.

BMJ Webinars

On 13 May 2021, the British Medical Journal is hosting the webinar "Covid and Mental Health" as part of a series of online events related to the pandemic.

Dr Yasmin Ahmadzadeh

Dr Yasmin Ahmadzadeh from King’s College London urges researchers to use new tools and vocabulary for measuring and discussing race, ethnicity and ancestry. Read her article here.

International 100K+ Cohorts Consortium

The International 100K+ Cohorts Consortium is a global network of large cohorts aiming to improve population health. Dr Jordan Smoller, Dr Sarah Bauermeister, and Dr Andre Brunoni lead one of the IHCC’s pilot projects examining the global mental impact of the pandemic. Cohorts interested in participating should contact IHCC at

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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