Local and national information, resources and helplines to support staff and public wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic

Low Mood

NHS Information and advice on low mood, sadness and depression

Every Mind Matters Information about low mood and how to improve your mood

MindWell Information on low mood and depression


Mental Health Foundation
Information about how to overcome fear and anxiety.
The Anxious Child
A booklet for parents and carers wanting to know more about anxiety in children and young people. 

Explains anxiety and panic attacks, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family. 

Information for both adults and children on anxiety.

Every Mind Matters
Information and resources about anxiety

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Information on anxiety, panic and phobias

Young Minds
Information on anxiety and feeling anxious for young people 

Anxiety UK
Information on anxiety including links to further information on specific types of anxiety conditions. Includes downloadable factsheets.

MindWell Information about anxiety including self-help techniques and support services in Leeds 

COVID-19 related

Coronavirus Anxiety: Coping with Stress, Fear, and Uncertainty 

Psych Central
A blog about coronavirus anxiety and ways to cope with fear 

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Information for young people and adults about dealing with anxiety 

Every Mind Matters
10 tips for those who are anxious about coronavirus 

Young Minds
Advice for young people who feel anxious about coronavirus 

Resources to help people who feel anxious or panicky about coronavirus 

MindEd Covid-19 Resilience Hub
Helping front line staff in the NHS and care services manage your own mental health and wellbeing, whilst looking after others during the Covid-19 crisis. 

Blurt Foundation Coronavirus Helpful Hub
This page is designed to answer questions, provide helpful resources and information, and share ideas for coping with the ever-changing landscape we find ourselves in. 

The Wellness Society Coronavirus anxiety workbook
Downloadable PDF workbook to help with anxiety and build resilience. Available in English, Spanish, German, Dutch and Turkish. 

Mental Health

Public Health England

COVID-19: Guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing

Rethink Mental Illness

COVID-19 and mental illness help and advice

Mental Health Foundation

Looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak 


Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Public Health England

COVID-19: Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Mentally Healthy Schools

To support school staff, parents and carers during this period of uncertainty and disruption, a fortnightly toolkit of quality assured, practical resources and information to support the mental health and wellbeing of children during this time.


Helping children cope with stress during COVID-19. 

Coronavirus – A book for children

A free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler. The book answers key questions in simple language appropriate for 5 to 9 year olds. 

Mental Health Foundation

A guide to talking to your children about the coronavirus pandemic. 

National Youth Agency

Useful links and resources for supporting young people during the COVID pandemic, including free ‘Staying Well at Home’ workbooks for young people aged 11-19 Years old on coping with anxiety and stress, and coping with frustration and anger.