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Mental Health and Coronavirus

Research 22 March 2021

The coronavirus lockdown is likely to exacerbate mental health issues with some vulnerable groups, including those on probation and front-line practitioners at highest risk.

KSS CRC’s Research and Policy Unit presents insights from around the world as well as from those the service is supporting in their latest fact file.

With the likely increase in mental health illness and suicides during lockdown, the report also sets out recommendations for policy makers and organisations to respond to the emerging situation.

Read the full report for further information: Mental Heath During Coronavirus

The fact file is the third by KSS CRC’s Research and Policy Unit. Click the links to read about emerging crime trends during coronavirus and domestic abuse

KSS CRC’s Research and Policy Unit investigates ways to cut crime and reoffending. Serving probation officers together with former academics evaluate “what works” to support the service’s rehabilitation work.

Find out more about KSS CRC’s research here: Research