Coronavirus and Mental Wellbeing
Looking after your mental wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak
The coronavirus (COVID19) outbreak is going to have an impact on everyone’s daily lives. In these challenging and unprecedented times, it's normal to experience increased levels of stress, anxiety, low mood or depression. But don’t worry it’s common and you’re not alone.
During this time, you may be bored, frustrated or lonely. You may also feel low, worried, anxious, or be concerned about your health or that of those close to you. Everyone reacts differently to events and changes in the way that we think, feel and behave vary between different people and over time. It’s important that you take care of your mind as well as your body and to get further support if you need it.
Public Health England has produced a mental health guide to help you look after your mental wellbeing during COVID-19.
You can now also access dedicated Silver Cloud online therapy modules to help reduce stress, anxiety and increase resilience as a result of COVID-19.
Note: you will need to enter one of the following PINs: HEREFORDSHIRE or WORCESTERSHIRE to access the modules.
Alternatively, explore this page to access lots of useful links, tips and resources to help maintain your mental wellbeing.
Click on the links below to download the support guides
- Access 'SilverCloud'
- Coronavirus and Bereavement
- Coronavirus and Trauma
- Coronavirus and Depression
- Coronavirus and Worry
- Coronavirus and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Living with worry and anxiety
- Coping with stress for Adults
- Coping with stress for Chidlren
- Children's guide to coronavirus
- Talking to children about illness
- 'Face Covid19'
Resources for Adults
Generic Self-Help Guides:
Dr Russ Harris - FACE COVID using ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to help deal with these feelings.
Resources for Children
For more information and support with childrens mental health, please visit our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) page.
Anna Freud - Supporting Young People through disruption
Anna Freud - Supporting Schools through disruption
Dr Ranji's Coronavirus advice for children
What is Coronavirus - Factsheet
CAMHS Twitter Accounts: