Covid-19 Mental Health Information

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

Mind: Coronavirus and your wellbeing

BBC news: How to protect your mental health 

OCD UK: OCD and coronavirus

Beat: Eating Disorders and Coronavirus

Self-injury Support: Coping with Coronavirus Lockdown when your mental health is already not great

Galop: Trans Resilience in Isolation

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.

For other COVID-19 information please click here