For mental health awareness week 2021, William Russell surveyed over 1,100 expatriates in five countries to reveal some worrying stats about expat mental health.
The results highlight the unique challenges faced by over 66 million people worldwide living as expatriates. Not only have they had to navigate the global pandemic like the rest of the world, they’ve done so while living, working or studying in a foreign country. That means they’ve been more isolated from traditional support networks such as friends and families.
This year could be the year you make the big move and leave your home country, joining the expat community of professionals overseas. Moving abroad always means enormous changes, and this year is likely to present more challenges than ever.
To help you take the leap, we round up the best tips for moving abroad in the aftermath of Brexit and COVID-19.