Mental Health

Please find below a list of current resources that are available online to support Mental Health & Wellbeing as part of the COVID-19 response.  The full list can also be downloaded and shared, see document link at the foot of this page. 

These resources do not necessarily reflect the policies or guidance of Public Health England. While we will try to ensure content is updated regularly, please be aware that we cannot guarantee that the most recent content is being linked to.

Mental Health & Wellbeing and COVID-19 – Adults

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

Public Mental Health and Wellbeing and COVID-19 – Local Government Association

COVID-19 - Easy Read: How to try and stay well, and the viral kindness card - PHE and CHANGE

Every Mind Matters – Coronavirus and Mental Wellbeing – PHE and NHSE

Every Mind Matters Digital Assets – Campaign Resource Centre - PHE and NHSE

Looking After Your Mental Health during the Coronavirus Outbreak - The Mental Health Foundation

Coronavirus and your Wellbeing – MIND

My Whole Self – Supporting your mental health while working from home – Mental Health First Aid

If you’re worried about your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak – Samaritans

Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak – WHO

Coping with Stress during the 2019 n-Cov Outbreak - WHO

Coronavirus Guidance – Carers UK

Information about Coronavirus – AGE UK

Coping during the pandemic – Online Course – The Recovery College Online

Easy Read guide to Coronavirus – PHE

Covid 19: Advice for people severely affected by mental illness & their carers – Rethink Mental Illness

Mental Health & Wellbeing and COVID-19 – Children & Young People

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

Children’s Guide to Coronavirus – The Children’s Commissioner for England

COVID-19 – Protecting Children & Young People’s Mental Health – CYP Mental Health Coalition

Helping Children Cope with Stress during 2019 n-Cov Outbreak – WHO

Talking to your child about coronavirus – Young Minds

How to talk to your children about Covid-19 – Anxiety UK

Understanding Coronavirus – Under 25’s – The Mix

Supporting schools & colleges: A guide to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of pupils and students during periods of disruption – Anna Freud

There are also three videos, one for school staff, one for parents and one for children and young people which may be useful.

Coronavirus Teaching Resources – The British Red Cross

Coping during the pandemic (Children 7-12) – Online Course - The Recovery College Online

General Health & Wellbeing Resources

Every Mind Matters – NHS and PHE

Mood Assessment and Mental Wellbeing Audio Guides – NHS

Tips for Everyday Living – MIND

Children and Young People’s Mental Health – Online Course – MindEd


Please contact Laura Hodgson, Health & Wellbeing Programme Manager, Public Health England Y&H on email, if you have any further resources you would like to share.

Current Available Mental Health and Wellbeing and COVID-19 Resources

15 April 2020


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