Oakenhurst Medical Practice

Oakenhurst Medical Practice, Barbara Castle Way Health Centre, Simmons Street, Blackburn, BB2 1AX

Emotional and Psychological Support Covid-19

The challenges with Covid-19 include a rise in psychological and emotional issues. With a view to addressing this the following links and support agencies have been identified that can hopefully provide support.

Local Mind Care Service https://www.lscft.nhs.uk/media/Publications/Veterans/May2014/Menu%20of%20service%20Mindcare%20Service.pdf

National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/

NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

Childline 0800 1111: Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry.

MIND: Mental Health Support with specific advice on ‘Coronavirus and your wellbeing’. www.mind.org.uk

YoungMinds:  Supporting children and young people and their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus. https://youngminds.org.uk

ICON: Babies cry: You can cope. http://iconcope.org/

SafeLives:  Specific resources for domestic abuse and COVID. http://safelives.org.uk/news-views/domesticabuse-and-covid-19

IRISi interventions: irisi.org/iris/find-your-local-iris-site/

Maundy Grange: https://maundyrelief.co.uk/contact/

Lancashire Mind: https://www.lancashiremind.org.uk/

SHOUT: https://giveusashout.org/

https://www.papyrus-uk.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/Supporting-Your-Child-A-Guide-for-Parents.pdf