Shadow Minister Dr Rosena Allin-Khan says it could be years before the impact of the pandemic on our mental health is known
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The UK’s Shadow Minister for Mental Health has told us she believes the government’s response to the mental health impact of the pandemic does not go far enough.
Speaking to the #MentalHealthMonday Podcast, Dr Rosena Allin-Khan, who is also an A&E doctor, told us there needed to be a clear long-term strategy for tackling the issues that emerge over the coming weeks and months.
The Labour MP said: “Government are going to have to acknowledge there are going to be effects that go on for a significantly longer time to come. We know there are people suffering right now with things like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, but we also know that right now there are a lot of people running on adrenaline, they’re trying to work out how to put food on the table, going to work every day and trying to stay…
— to planetradio.co.uk