Experts in the fields of health, academia and charity have warned that the lockdown in the UK is creating a runaway pandemic of anxiety and depression.
Paul Farmer, chief executive of the mental health charity Mind said “It’s no understatement to say that the nation is facing a mental health pandemic.”
The charity has seen a massive increase in visits to its website, with unprecedented volumes of calls to helplines that deal with issues ranging from self harm to suicide.
“It’s clear that our mental health is deteriorating across the board – from mild mental health problems right through to those reaching crisis point and even having to be hospitalised,” Farmer further commented.
Dr Adrian James, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, further warned “We’re in an unprecedented mental health crisis. Social isolation, loneliness, stress and anxiety, domestic abuse, bereavement, financial difficulties, unemployment and severe Covid-19 infection are all factors that have led to an increase in workload for mental health services.”
“Patients are experiencing more severe symptoms, and psychiatrists are seeing an increase in both emergency and urgent presentations compared to last year,” James noted.
Emma Thomas, CEO of YoungMinds, a parents helpline, said “The pandemic is deepening the crisis in young people’s mental health and there is a growing body of evidence suggesting that the impact could be significant and long-term.”
“Young people tell us that they’ve struggled to cope with the changes and loss of coping mechanisms brought on by the pandemic, with many experiencing social isolation, anxiety, and fears around their future,” Thomas noted.
University of Nottingham Professor Ellen Townsend, who has conducted extensive research into self-harm noted “We know that suicide ideation increased in young people in the first UK lockdown. There was a worrying signal that suicides in young people increased during the first lockdown.”
“We know that loneliness, social isolation, mental health issues have soared in young people,” she added.
Child behaviour expert Elizabeth O’Shea also warned that the lockdowns have “created a mental health ticking time bomb.”
Experts previously warned that lockdowns are a “panic measure” and a “monumental mistake on a global scale.”
“I believe the harm lockdown is doing to our education, health care access, and broader aspects of our economy and society will turn out to be at least as great as the harm done by COVID-19,” Infectious diseases expert and University of Edinburgh professor Mark Woolhouse has urged, noting “the cure was worse than the disease.”
Prior to the pandemic, there was already a suicide epidemic. Since the lockdowns, hospitals have reported an explosion in suicides and intentional injury.
Study: Anti-Depressant Drugs in the Water Making Fish Cowardly and Nervous
Stress response similar to when faced by a predator.
An increasing amount of anti-depressant drug residue in the water is making fish cowardly and nervous, according to a new study.
Lund University’s Jerker Vinterstare studied how the behavior of crucian carp fish when exposed to such pharmaceuticals was similar in nature to their natural stress response to being threatened by a predator.
In his paper, Vinterstare analyzes how the neurotransmitter serotonin, an ingredient of SSRI drugs, affects the fish.
“The results show that individuals who ingest a relatively high dose become nervous and cowardly in a completely different way than those who do not ingest anything,” reports FriaTider.
Vinterstare found that the impact on fish was similar to that on humans who, in the early stages of taking anti-depressant drugs, can become more depressed, suffer episodes of mania and have suicidal tendencies.
As we highlighted last month, the build up of plastic pollution in the ocean is also shrinking penises and making men infertile, meaning most of them won’t be able to produce sperm by 2045.
Such pollution has been substantially increased by the added waste of disposable face masks, with 1.5 billion having been dumped in the sea in a single year.
The masks will contribute an estimated 7,000 tons of plastic to the oceans and take 450 years to break down.
Another report suggested that phthalates plastics used in face masks is linked with “genital shrinkage, decreased fertility rates, and less masculine behavior in young boys.”
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Rand Paul ‘Pages’ Fauci With CDC Confirmation That Vaccinated And Recovered Cannot Pass On COVID
“Please end the mask theater now”
Senator Rand Paul shared video Wednesday of CDC Director Rochelle Walensky announcing that new data suggests vaccinated and recovered people do not carry Covid-19.
Paul directed his comments at White House chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci, writing “paging Dr Fauci: please end the mask theater now that cdc admits evidence that the vaccinated do not carry the virus.”
In a further post, Paul also shared a study examining T cell responses in people who have recovered from Covid-19.
“T cell immunity after natural infection shown to include variants,” Paul, who is also a physician, noted.
He again addressed Fauci, asking “Do we still need to wear multiple masks after we’ve recovered or been vaccinated?”
The Senator clashed with Fauci a fortnight ago, telling him “You’ve been vaccinated and you parade around in two masks for show. You can’t get it again.”
“There’s virtually zero percent chance you’re going to get it and you’re telling people that have had the vaccine who have immunity — You’re defying everything we know about immunity by telling people to wear masks who have been vaccinated,” Paul charged during the hearing.
Nevertheless, Facui still will not drop the mask charade, even suggesting that the world needs to carry on wearing them into 2022, and that children should be wearing them in order to play together, until they are all vaccinated from the age of 6 months old.
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UK To Make Vaccines MANDATORY For Health Workers
Leaked paper outlines plan for compulsory vaccines
The UK government will soon force health workers in care homes to take the coronavirus vaccine, a leaked document has suggested.
In the wake of low numbers of care workers taking the shot, the government is looking to make it compulsory for all those who work in adult care homes.
🔴 💉 Care home workers will be required by law to have a Covid-19 jab under a historic legal change agreed by Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock, The Telegraph can reveal https://t.co/O2lfEYkiva— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) March 22, 2021
In London, only a quarter of staff who work in such facilities have opted to take the shot, while the number is closer to half in other parts of the country, according to NHS figures.
The London Telegraph reports that in response, the government submitted a paper to the Covid-19 Operations Cabinet sub-committee last week suggesting mandatory vaccines for such workers.
There are approximately 1.5 million people working in the sector in the UK. They would all be required to take the vaccine or face losing their jobs.
The paper, written by the Department of Health and Social Care is titled ‘Vaccination as a condition of deployment in adult social care and health setting’, and notes that the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) suggests that 80% of workers need to be vaccinated for care homes to be deemed safe.
It reads “The Prime Minister and the Secretary of State [for Health] have discussed on several occasions the progress that is being made to vaccinate social care workers against Covid-19 and have agreed – in order to reach a position of much greater safety for care recipients – to put in place legislation to require vaccinations among the workforce.”
The paper also notes that any mandate for vaccines among care workers could trigger an ‘exodus’ or workers, and could even lead to many human rights lawsuits.
The government has consistently said that it will not make vaccines mandatory in the UK, however this leak is at odds with that pledge.
I thought Boris Johnson said vaccines wouldn’t be mandatory…— Ciaran Valentine (@C_Lamptey18) March 22, 2021
They can always quit the job if the law goes through and they don't want to be vaccinated. Of course no vaccine probably limits opportunities for foreign holidays and concerts as well, so motivation to get it done— caveman (@cavemandave71) March 22, 2021
Unlawful! #NurembergCode— WhatIsTheTruth 100% Human (@The_RealTruth18) March 22, 2021
There are alternative careers available for those who choose not to be vaccinated.— UK Lockdown #StayAtHome 🏠 #StayHomeSaveLives 💙 (@uklockdown) March 22, 2021
People who fought for Britain in World War II would be shocked at the number of bedwetter wimps scared of little needles in these replies.— UK Lockdown #StayAtHome 🏠 #StayHomeSaveLives 💙 (@uklockdown) March 23, 2021
This is utterly disgusting! No care worker should be forced to have anything injected into their body against their will. End of. Care workers do an amazing job, working incredibly long hours for very little pay. I know as I used to do this job. #NoForcedVaccine— lisanh3 🇬🇧😊 (@lisanbh3) March 22, 2021
This is depressing. And if someone who's forced to have a vaccine, and has a serious adverse reaction… Who's liable for that?— Jimmy (@Jt1982James) March 22, 2021
So that's it then. The Nuremberg Code is now completely trashed and consent is no longer necessary for medical interventions. Government coercion is now permissible.— David Eyles 😃 (@Drystonesonnet) March 23, 2021
We have become a totalitarian state.
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