The pandemic has exacerbated the levels of mental health problems in society, with increasing numbers of people reporting loneliness, anxiety, hopelessness and frustration. While prescriptions for anti-depressants and calls to mental health helplines have soared, how can we improve mental health in our cities?

Cities can be vibrant places, attracting people to live and work in them. However, this can come at a cost to our mental health. People living in cities have a higher risk of developing mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, stress, isolation and loneliness.

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