Covid Aid spoke to Kerry McLeod, Head of Information Content, and Amy-Louise Murray, Information Officer at Mind, to find out more about the mental health charity, before answering questions from the Covid Aid Support Community around anxiety, loneliness, and coping with the persistent effects of Long Covid. Watch the video above for the full Q&A.
Links from Mind
Anxiety and panic attacks – 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
Bereavement - Provides information on bereavement, where to go for support, and suggestions for helping yourself and others through grief
Depression - Information about depression, its symptoms and possible causes, and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips on caring for yourself, and guidance for friends and family
Seeking help for a mental health problem – A guide to taking the first steps, making empowered decisions and getting the right support for you
Mind's support services
Mind’s Infoline: 0300 123 3393
Mind's Infoline provides an information and signposting service, and is open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays).
You can ask about:
Legal line: 0300 466 6463
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ~
Post: Mind Legal line, PO Box 75225, London, E15 9FS
Mind's Legal line provides legal information and general advice on mental health related law. It's open 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except for bank holidays)
Side by Side
Side by Side is a supportive online community where you can:
If you haven’t heard of us, Covid Aid is the UK’s national charity dedicated to supporting all those significantly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. We provide a range of supportive services, advice, and information, including hosting our Covid Aid Support Community where we host courses and events.