There is growing recognition that the mental health impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will be significant for us all – for those with existing mental health conditions and for everyone affected by stress, anxiety, isolation, loneliness, family pressure and financial hardship.
If you - or someone you know - needs help during these difficult and uncertain times then we recommend the following resources:
- Coronavirus and your wellbeing - Mind
- What do to if you're anxious about coronavirus - YoungMinds
- Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 outbreak - World Health Organisation (pdf)
- Supporting Children and Young People with worries about COVID-19 Emerging Minds, Universities of Oxford and Reading
Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19) - Public Health England
If you are feeling distressed and need to talk to someone then the helplines on our urgent help and advice page can help.
Last updated: 2 April 2020