Covid-19: Mental Health Information
We will update this page with resources on how to support yourself and others.
Public Health England: Guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing
Mental Health Foundation: Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak
BBC news: How to protect your mental health
OCD UK: OCD and coronavirus
Self-injury Support: Coping with Coronavirus Lockdown when your mental health is already not great
Mad Covid has links to online/phone support options, practical & financial support, mental health & wellbeing support, staying connected, information resources & things to do.
Information for DWP claimants:
The DWP have announced that special arrangements will be in place for:
- People in receipt of benefits who cannot attend reassessments or jobcentre appointments because they are required to stay at home or are infected by coronavirus
- People who need to make a new Universal Credit or ESA claim
- Employees and self-employed sick people who need to claim Statutory Sick Pay and Universal Credit.
You can read more here.