The following organisations are providing Covid-19 support and information across England.
See a list of local organisations in Birmingham here.
Official Advice and Guidance
Official government updates about coronavirus.
Official medical advice about coronavirus.
General Medical Council – What can patients expect of their doctor?
Doctors, and the whole healthcare team, are under intense pressure. The impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) means they might need to deliver care in different ways. They are trying to do their best for all the patients they treat and to protect the health of the public.
Public Health England
Links to all the detailed guidance that has been issued by Public Health England related to the current crisis.
Every Mind Matters
Expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.
When life is tough, Samaritans are here to listen at any time of the day or night. You can talk to them about anything that’s troubling you, no matter how difficult.
Call free on 116 123 or visit the website.
Confidential 24/7 crisis text support for times when you need immediate assistance.
Text “SHOUT” to 85258 or visit the website.
If you are under 35 and feel that life is not worth living any more, call Papyrus’s HopelineUK from 9am to 10pm weekdays and 2pm to 10pm on weekends.
Call HopelineUK on 0800 068 41 41
Text 07786 209697
Visit the website.
CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for people in the UK who are down or have hit a wall for any reason.
Call 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)
Visit the CALM website
A charity which supports young people’s mental health.
Support for Children and Parents
Help for adults concerned about a child call 0808 800 5000
Help for children and young people call 0800 1111
A free helpline that you can call any time to talk about any worries you might have.
Call 0800 1111
British Psychological Society
The National Autistic Society