Our information hub provides advice on how to support your mental wellbeing during this period. This includes practical advice on coping with staying at home, tips for employers on supporting yourself and your team, and updates on how the new coronavirus laws could affect your rights. If you're a young person struggling at this time, we've also got some information for you.
Mind have helped me in some of my darkest moments.
As we start to feel the impact of coronavirus on our mental health, it is incredibly important that we take action now. Demand for our vital support and services will grow – and we must be equipped to meet it. However, many of our fundraising events have understandably been cancelled, and all of our shops are closed. We need your support now more than ever.
We recently ran a survey to find out how the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown was affecting people’s mental health, to help us better understand how we can support people during this uncertain time. Our findings show that new mental health problems have developed and existing mental health problems have worsened.
Whether you're a key worker, adjusting to remote working, wondering how to support staff caring for children or struggling with being furloughed, we're here for you. Take a look at our resources to support you and your teams while at work.
The peak of the coronavirus pandemic may have passed, but we’re now experiencing a mental health emergency. We're asking the government to meet our five tests to make sure better mental health is at the heart of the new normal. Join the campaign.
Local Minds have adapted the way they provide services following government and NHS advice. This means that most face to face services can no longer take place in person. Many are now running telephone helplines with extended hours. Others are moving to use online platforms and video conferencing so they can connect directly with anyone who relies on their services. Contact your local Mind directly to find out more.
Our head offices in London and Cardiff are now closed because of the coronavirus outbreak. We can't open your letters or acknowledge postal donations, so we ask you not to send anything by post right now. You can still donate online and any letters you have already sent will be kept safe until we can reopen the office. If you have questions, get in touch with our supporter relations team.
Thank you to all of the amazing individuals and organisations
supporting our emergency appeal.