Black Dog Institute chief scientist Professor Helen Christensen and Professor Pat Dudgeon, Director of The Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention speak about the long term effects of COVID-19.
As Sydney enters its 13th week in its current lockdown, with Victoria not far behind, debate about the effects of Covid-19 has begun to shift, with concerns about a “shadow epidemic” of mental illness overtaking concern about the economic fallout.
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