The Coronavirus Pandemic is a very difficult time for everyone and more so for Carers.
Click HERE for Governement guidance on mental health support.
Please see the below support services and information to help you and your family during this time.
Samaritans - call any time, day or night (Free) – Telephone no: 116 123
Big White Wall – an online support forum – website: www.bigwhitewall.com
Childline – Telephone no: 0800 1111
Kooth – Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people – website: www.kooth.com
Many organisations have created useful booklets and information for those struggling during the current Pandemic. Please click on the below relevant titles to access the information needed to suit your needs.
An online event, "Anxiety support group" is ongoing - https://bit.ly/2QQPiNE
An online event, "Support groups and online forum for working online during the pandemic" is ongoing, starting 3rd April - https://bit.ly/2xsLZ8A
BEAT Eating Disorders - BEAT have experienced a 30% increase in demand for services and recognise that many people are really struggling with managing their disorder during lockdown. With the help of eating disorders clinicians, they have put together guidance to respond to questions about health, food and exercise, treatment etc click on the below link to access the information.https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/coronavirus
Bipolar UK have a blog around coping with the disorder during the currrent Pandemic. Click HERE to visit the information.
Throughout this time you may be finding things difficult and struggling to cope. Elefriends is a supportive online community, that you can use to talk to others in a similar situation and share coping techniques. This is a safe place to listen, share and be heard https://www.elefriends.org.uk/