Please click on the following links for the latest Coronavirus advice and guidelines:
Coronavirus and Mental Health
We know that the thought of the coronavirus can cause greater anxiety and worry for people with existing mental health problems. If you have any worries then you can speak to Mind or Mental Health Matters on the helplines below:
If you have to self-isolate, then you may be concerned about loneliness and depression. Mind have some more information which may help you, including information on mindfulness and how it could help.
Additionally, you could take a look at our Wellbeing Activities Calendar. We offer Coping with Life workshops aimed to help you help yourself.
Mental Health Matters: available 24/7. Call 0800 107 0160
Helpline Numbers for children & young people:
Text the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger, for free 24/7 support across the UK if you are experiencing a mental health crisis. If you need urgent help text YM to 85258.
Kooth.com is for young people 10-16 years to get advice, information and chat to a qualified counsellor
Chathealth – confidential texting service for young people aged 11-19 years. Text Chat Health about any concerns or health issues on 07520 618850.
- How to access counselling for children and young people:
- Public Health England guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.