Mental health and resilience during a crisis

Dr Paul Litchfield, award-winning expert in occupational mental health, talks about wellbeing in the Covid-19 crisis. He was speaking on Wednesday 22 AprilĀ  2020 at an online Q&A organised by ScreenSkills ITF.

During the unprecedented time of the coronavirus crisis, we need to focus more than ever on our mental health and resilience.

Dr Paul Litchfield, award-winning expert in occupational mental health recognises this is a real challenge for people currently working in the screen industries. The chair of What Works Centre for Wellbeing provides his expertise to TV programme-makers on best practice in wellbeing.

He covers mental health through a crisis, the risks to wellbeing and how to mitigate those risks and positively to thrive. His first tip is on eating the elephant.

Paul comes with a wealth of experience in the screen industries, having worked extensively with broadcasters to create successful frameworks for health, safety and wellbeing.

He was speaking on Wednesday 22 AprilĀ  2020 at an online Q&A hosted by Gilly Cohen, ScreenSkills ITF director of learning and development.


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