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Coping with Covid-19


Data, Debt and Mental Health – Coping with Covid-19
Thu, 14 May
Online Webinar

Data, Debt and Mental Health – Coping with Covid-19

Data, Debt & Mental Health Webinar

Hosts: Katie Alpin, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (Charity) & Dr. Peter Hughes, Cognition

When: May 14, 2020 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (GMT)

This webinar covers the psychology, and the invisible burden of mental health from Covid-19, including,

  • Experts in psychology, mental health, and financial wellbeing
  • Behavioural patterns and trends backed by research
  • Headlines in numbers – what the data tells us
  • The devastating effect of the virus on our mental health
  • Financial impact in the current crisis
  • Managing money and getting the right support
  • How Covid-19 will change the way we think, feel and act


Katie Alpin, Interim Chief Executive, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute


Interim Chief Executive at the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute, an independent charity, committed to breaking the link between financial difficulty and mental health problems. People with mental health problems are three and a half times as likely to be in problem debt: we’re here to change that. We conduct research, develop practical policy solutions and work in partnership with both those providing services and those using them to find what really works.

Before joining the Money and Mental Health, Katie worked as an economist at the Social Market Foundation, an independent non-partisan thinktank, leading a programme of work around consumer markets. Prior to that, she led the global economics team at Cebr, a London-based economics consultancy. 


 Dr. Peter Hughes, Psychologist, Co-founder of Cognition Agency

PeterH-1 Peter, who co-founded Cognition, is a psychologist and expert in digital transformation and decision science. He’s also a published ghostwriter and has facilitated digital transformation projects in the UK, Europe, South America, Russia, the Middle East and Asia. As a broadcaster, he has made many television appearances including Secrets of Superbrands, Addicted to Pleasure with Brian Cox and The One Show for the BBC. He’s helped high-profile people manage addictive behaviours and featured as an expert in many documentaries on leading figures in the entertainment industry.




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