If you are in crisis and need urgent support these organisations will offer help:
The Samaritans – helpline support available 24 hours a day by calling 116 123
Kooth – online support for young people
Papyrus – prevention of young suicide
Mind – mental health support
YoungMinds Crisis Messenger – free 24/7 text support – text YM to 85258
Perinatal mental heath support
PANDAS Foundation is a community offering support to every parent affected by perinatal mental health difficulties, by email, text, using social media and via their helpline and support groups.
How to support mental health at work
The Mental Health Foundation offer a helpful guide to looking after mental health in the workplace.
LGBTQ+ advice and support
Helpful advice and information to support any young person in the LGBTQ+ community or questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity, can be found on the Stonewall Youth website.
A help guide offering tips on managing anxiety and stress can be found here.
Psychological support services for NHS staff and UK frontline workers
If you are, or have been working in the NHS or other Covid frontline services, you can access free and confidential support from Frontline19. More information can be found on their website.
Coronavirus and our mental health
MIND offer useful information and tips here, about mental health and coping whilst Coronavirus continues to affect our lives.
Talking to children about scary world events
The Mental Health Foundation have published some helpful information about talking to children.
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