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Mental Health Support

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

Young People: 

Childline – Telephone no:  0800 1111

Kooth – Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people – website:  www.kooth.com

Information from the  Counselling Directory, including online events:
An online event, "The coronavirus - anxious, isolated, unsure" is running on 2nd April - http://ow.ly/newi102dj97

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

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/