COVID Mental Health Resources

Mental Health and COVID

The global pandemic is worrying for everyone, and it can be difficult to know how to reduce your anxiety. The following online resources can help you with this:

Mind has a good page with links to Gov advice but also lots on routine, coping at home amongst other things.

Every Mind Matters has some really useful advice specifically aimed at helping people at this time, particularly their top ten tips.

Headspace are offering some free services currently specifically to help with Covid-19 related concerns.

SAM is a friendly app that offers a range of self-help methods for people who are serious about learning to manage their anxiety.

Anxiety UK, OCD UK and BEAT Eating Disorders all have specific pages which can help.

Young minds have lots of useful pages as well as having their normal crisis messenger service, as well as a useful page for parents about talking about coronavirus to their kids

Covibook is a short online book/pdf to support and reassure children under 7yrs.

Age UK have a page with info about Covid 19, how to stay safe & also a page on coping with anxiety

Silverline (0800 470 8090) is a free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24/7

Sleep has been particularly difficult for many people. Please see our separate page on sleep.