Layla McCay

Layla McCay

Layla McCay is director of the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health. A psychiatrist, public health and health systems specialist, she is managing editor of the Journal of Urban Design and Mental Health and policy director at the NHS Confederation. She is co-author, along with Jenny Roe, of Restorative Cities: Urban Design for Mental Health and Wellbeing.

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Opinion | How urban design can help Hong Kong overcome the trauma of Covid-19 and social unrest

Many places in the city are now linked to trauma and loss, affecting mental health and the sense of belonging. Urban design can help reverse that.

Many places in the city are now linked to trauma and loss, affecting mental health and the sense of belonging. Urban design can help reverse that.

12 Aug 2021 - 8:30AM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM