Mental Health & Wellbeing during Covid19
Below is a list of useful resources related to maintaining positive mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic.
If you have any information you would like to share/add to this webpage, please email: LeicestershireCommunities@leics.gov.uk.
24-Hour Mental Health Telephone Support in LLR (PDF, 118 Kb)
24-hour NHS telephone support for all urgent mental health needs, administered by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust. This is a dedicated phone line for people of all ages in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who need to access urgent NHS mental health support directly.
- Adult Crisis Line - Mental Health Support in Leicestershire (Turning Point)
24-hour helpline for people aged 18 or over in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland who are experiencing an mental health crisis. Tel: 0800 800 3302 or email: Leicestershire.Helpline@turning-point.co.uk
- BBC News - How to protect your mental health
Information about positive mental health and wellbeing on the BBC News website
- Children & Young People's Mental Health & Wellbeing - Government Guidance
Guidance from central government about mental health and wellbeing for young people during the pandemic
Children & Young People's Support in LLR (PDF, 144 Kb)
Information about support available for children, young people and their parents in LLR during COVID-19.
- Coping Calendar
30 actions to look after yourself and others
- Covid-19 Self Test
A quick way of determining whether or not you may have symptoms of Coronavirus
- Every Mind Matters - Mental Wellbeing While Staying at Home
A useful guide to maintaining mental wellbeing for people who are at home during the pandemic.
Five Ways to become closer during Social Distancing (PDF, 154 Kb)
Five points to consider which can help us get through the challenges of social distancing together.
A list of national mental health support helplines.
- Let's Talk Wellbeing - Leicestershire County and Rutland
Information about the Let's Talk Wellbeing service for Leicestershire County and Rutland, including how to make referrals for support.
- Local Mental Health Services in Leicestershire
Find out about local mental health services available in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
- Loneliness and Social Isolation
Information, advice and support to help reduce the impacts of loneliness and isolation.
- Meditation, Mindfulness and Wellbeing Resources
Free resources including guided video meditations for people who are self-isolating
- Mental Health & Wellbeing - Government Guidance
Guidance from central government about how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
- Mental Health & Wellbeing - Useful Information
A list of useful links and resources compiled by the NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
- Mental Health Foundation
Information about looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak, from the Mental Health Foundation.
- Mental Health Support in the Community
Information about community based mental health services and support in Leicestershire
- Mind - Coronavirus and Wellbeing
Information for helping people to cope during the Coronavirus pandemic from Mind - the mental health charity.
- Mindfulness - An Introduction
A simple introduction to the positive benefits of mindfulness
Prince's Trust - Healthy Minds (JPEG, 323 Kb, 1426x2000)
Free online mental health and wellbeing workshops for young people
Information from the Samaritans to help people who may be feeling worried or unsettled by the Coronavirus crisis.
- Start A Conversation
Information about coping during the pandemic to help people to cope with uncertainty and maintain positive mental health and wellbeing.
- Staying Positive
Information about how to stay active and promote positive mental and physical health, from Leicestershire Cares' website
- Support for Emotional Wellbeing - NHS Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Useful information with a range of links to sources of support related to mental health and emotional wellbeing from NHS Leicestershire Partnership Trust
- Top Ten Tips
10 ways you can help improve your mental health and wellbeing if you are worried or anxious about the coronavirus outbreak.