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Coronavirus and your mental health 

If you're finding things hard emotionally right now, you're not alone. We're here to provide information and support.

Information resources

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is affecting all our lives. Things are changing fast, and many of us are worrying about what it all means for ourselves and for our loved ones. Those of us already living with mental health problems are facing extra challenges too
 
Here you'll find reliable information and tips to help you cope during this time. 

Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Practical advice on how to cope when you have to stay at home because of coronavirus, looking after your wellbeing, and where to find more help.

Read our information on coronavirus and your wellbeing.

Coping with going into work during coronavirus

Information for key workers and others going into work during coronavirus, with tips to take care of your wellbeing. Includes specific support for healthcare and emergency services workers. 

Read our information on coping with going into work during coronavirus.

Young people and coronavirus

Information for older children and teenagers who are worried about coronavirus and want to know how to cope with changes to their lives.

Read our information on coronavirus for young people.

Coronavirus useful contacts

Details of helpful organisations, public services, government guidance and other types of support available during the coronavirus outbreak.

Read our list of useful contacts for coronavirus.

Managing feelings about lockdown easing

Explains feelings you might have about lockdown easing, and  provides tips on managing these feelings and where to get more support.

Read our information on managing feelings about lockdown easing.

Coronavirus and your rights to social care 

Changes to the law under the Coronavirus Act 2020 may affect you if you receive social care, or if you are a carer who receives support. 

Read our information on coronavirus and social care rights.

Coronavirus and work

Advice and support for working during the coronavirus outbreak, including tips for employers and managers. 

Read our tips for working during coronavirus. 

Coronavirus and sectioning

The Coronavirus Act 2020 includes changes to how the Mental Health Act 1983 works. This may affect your rights if you are sectioned because of your mental health. 

Read our information on coronavirus and sectioning. 

Supporting your teen's wellbeing during coronavirus

Information for parents and carers of young people aged 11-18 who are worried about a child's wellbeing, and want to know how to support them.

Read our information about how to support young people during coronavirus.

Bereavement and grief

Information on where to go for support for bereavement, and suggestions for helping yourself and others through grief.

Read our information about bereavement.

Anxiety and panic attacks

Information about how anxiety can affect us, tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

Read our information about anxiety and panic attacks.

Trauma

Going through very stressful, frightening or distressing events is sometimes called trauma. We have information on what can help.

Read our information about trauma.

Loneliness

Practical tips to help manage feelings of loneliness, and ways to get support.

Read our information about coping with loneliness.

How to stay active at home

Tips on how to keep physically active when you need to stay indoors.

Read our tips on how to stay active at home.

Managing stress

Information about how you can help yourself manage stressful times and experiences, and guidance for friends and family.

Read our information about how to manage stress.

We are working to produce more resources for people whose mental health is affected by coronavirus.

We're reviewing our information regularly to keep it up to date, and we will add any new information to this page when it's available.

Coronavirus: we're here for you

All of us are worried about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it will affect us and those we love. We are still here to support you and to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

To find out more about how Mind is here for you, and how you can support our work during this time, visit our coronavirus homepage.

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