If you’re feeling concerned or overwhelmed by the news around COVID-19, it’s understandable.
We’ve gathered a list below to help you support your mental health and wellbeing.
Please share this list with friends and family members of all ages.
🔹 OpenMinds Calderdale…
Whether you’re a young person, parent/carer or professional looking for information and advice about coronavirus, OpenMinds has dedicated support to help you. OpenMinds have great support tools for children and young people.
🔹 Healthy Minds Calderdale
Healthy Minds is a Calderdale local mental health charity.
They’re dedicated to providing support and offer a range of services to help you find what works for you to improve and maintain your emotional health and wellbeing.
Kooth is a free, safe anonymous online counselling and support service for children and young people aged 10 to 25. Young people can access Kooth’s counselling service and self-help resources, such as ’10 ways
you can manage coronavirus panic.’
🔹 Unmasked Mental Health
Unmasked provide a safe stable regulated platform, for users to communicate with each other, create bonds and friendships. Download the free app available on IOS and Android.
🔹 Andy’s Man Club
Twitter | Instagram: @andysmanclubuk
Andy’s Man Club is a peer support group for men. They’re using their closed Facebook groups to keep in contact with members. Follow them on social media 👆 to find out how you can access support.
🔹 Every Mind Matters
nhs.uk have provided advice and tips on how to maintain your mental wellbeing whilst staying at home. This includes things you can do to maintain your mental wellbeing and how to deal with anxiety about the coronavirus outbreak.
Samaritans have gathered some helpful resources if you’re worried about how COVID-19 is affecting the way you live during the outbreak. You can also call them free, day or night, 365 days a year on 116 123.
🔸 Finally, be kind.
This is a difficult time for many, so it’s important to look after yourself and others.