The current situation we are living with can be a very worrying time. We have collated some of the resources out there to help you manage your mental health and stay well.

 

Mental Health Support

Mind Mental Health charity have a wealth of information and resources available.

Website: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

Samaritans – Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)

Website: www.samaritans.org

Papyrus – Support for under 35’s Hopeline UK – 0800 068 4141

Website: https://papyrus-uk.org/

Valued Lives– Telephone: 01209901438

Email: info@valuedlives.co.uk

Website: https://www.valuedlives.co.uk/

 

Mental Health Apps

Downloadable on a mobile device from the app store:

SilverCloud- Website : https://www.silvercloudhealth.com/uk

Headspace – Website: https://www.headspace.com/

 

Working From Home

Some good advice around supporting your mental health while working from home

COVID-19: guidance for employees, employers and businesses

www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/21/home_working_register_guide

 

Volunteer Cornwall – “Flu Friends”

https://www.volunteercornwall.org.uk/22-news/392-coronavirus-can-you-help

They are currently creating a list of volunteers to help those self-isolating, will complete services such as food shopping

 

Looking After Your Family

Clearly illustrated advice around wellbeing from twinkl.co.uk

Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on vulnerable children and young people

Government Stay at Home Guidance

Guidance for Vulnerable People

 

Resources for Children

David Walliams is releasing a FREE audio story every day for the next 30 days

Free Printable activities for Young Learners

Explore London’s Museums from Home

Kids creative activity ideas

Watch Astronauts reading stories from space

Free online boredom busting resources

World Book Online have just made their fabulous collection of over 3,000 ebooks and audiobooks available for free for children to access at home. Suitable for all ages.

Zoo live streams of their animals

 

Connect with Nature

Connect with Nature – Learning from Home

 

Resources for People with Autism

https://www.autistica.org.uk/downloads/files/Mental-health-autism-E-LEAFLET.pdf

https://www.autistica.org.uk/what-is-autism/signs-and-symptoms/anxiety-and-autism

https://www.autistica.org.uk/what-is-autism/coronavirus

Here is a free resource on Coronavirus written in Makaton for those who need it. https://www.makaton.org/Assets/Store/FreeResources/CoronavirusInfo.pdf

 

Easy Read

ER Government Lockdown Rules

Managing Anxiety at Home V2

 

Resources for frontline Staff

Covid – 19 Social Prescribing Directory (Lots of other support available in Cornwall) 

NHS England MindEd COVID-19 Resilience Hub for Frontline Staff

Staff Wellbeing Bulletin No1: Sleep

Staff Wellbeing Bulletin No2: Mindfulness