Lucy Foulkes

Dr Lucy Foulkes is an academic psychologist at the University of Oxford. She leads research into mental health and social development in adolescence, with a particular focus on the possible negative consequences of increased public mental health awareness. She is currently a Prudence Trust Research Fellow, investigating how school-based mental health interventions may be causing adolescents harm. Her first book, What Mental Illness Really Is (…and what it isn’t), was published in 2021. She is currently writing her second book, about adolescent development, due for publication in autumn 2024.

Has Mental Health Awareness Gone Awry?: An Interview with Lucy Foulkes

The following is an interview conducted by Archbridge Vice President of Research and Director of the Human Flourishing Lab Clay Routledge with Lucy Foulkes,...