Health, Wellbeing And Safety in Lockdown

We have compiled a database of resources and information points which will enable you to access up-to-date information relating to Covid-19, support systems which have been provided and a myriad of other contacts and networks which some may need to access during or after lockdown.

Samaritans (call 116 123 for free): https://www.samaritans.org

Latest information on coronavirus: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

NHS information on coronavirus: 
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Q&A from Public Health England on coronavirus: 
https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

FAQ from the Cabinet Office:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do

Public Health England’s guidance about coronavirus (COVID-19) for health professionals and other organisations: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-guidance

PPE Guidance Hub: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-personal-protective-equipment-ppe

The latest travel advice can be found here:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government Twitter:
https://twitter.com/mhclg

Suffolk Resilience Covid-19 Resource Centre:
https://www.suffolkresilience.com/covid-19/covid-19-resource-centre

Suffolk County Council Covid-19 information:
https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/

Support from Suffolk County Council, including useful links to services including Home, But Not Alone; Single Point Access; benefits and housing; food banks; Suffolk InfoLink and The Warm Handover:
https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19/suffolk-advice-and-support-service/  

Suffolk County Council – Find support in your area: https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/care-and-support-for-adults/keep-well-and-active/find-support-in-your-area/

East Suffolk Council – Covid-19 information: https://www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/features/covid-19/

Suffolk Family Carers, working together to ensure family carers are visible, valued, supported and connected – Covid-19 information, guidance and support: https://suffolkfamilycarers.org/covid-19/

Community Action Suffolk – Useful information, resources and tools to support volunteers and organisations during Covid-19: https://www.communityactionsuffolk.org.uk/covid-19-response/covid-response-communities/

Home-Start in Suffolk – Helpful links for families and volunteers: https://www.homestartinsuffolk.org/supportforfamilies 

Action for Happiness helps people take action for a happier and kinder world: https://www.actionforhappiness.org

Suffolk Libraries – Links for your health and wellbeing: https://www.suffolklibraries.co.uk/advice/health-and-wellbeing/links-for-your-health-and-wellbeing

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) have created useful information, posters and a video with advice: https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/advice-parents-young-people-during-coronavirus-posters#downloadBox

Age UK – Get information on age-related health conditions, tips and advice on staying fit and healthy, as well as information on dealing with health services and leaving hospital: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/information-advice/health-wellbeing/

Anxiety UK offers a range of useful information, resources and support for helping you understand how to deal with your anxiety during these difficult times:
https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/coronanxiety-support-resources/

Behind the Headlines with the NHS. Analysing health stories in the news to see how much truth there is behind them: https://www.nhs.uk/news/

Increasing Awareness and Understanding of Depression with Blurt and their Mental Health Toolkit:
https://www.blurtitout.org/resource/mental-health-toolkit

Suffolk Constabulary – Report online, call 101, in an emergency dial 999. Advice and information from Suffolk police: https://www.suffolk.police.uk

Lighthouse Women’s Aid – A charitable organisation based in Suffolk providing emotional support to women, young people and children experiencing domestic abuse in their personal or family relationships: http://lighthousewa.org.uk

Helplines from Lighthouse Women’s Aid – In an emergency, or if you feel in danger, call 999 immediately. You can do this from a mobile even if you don’t have credit. However, if you need to talk, you’ll find some Suffolk and National helplines that you can reach out to here:Respect, Men’s advice line – The helpline for male victims of domestic abuse: https://mensadviceline.org.uk

Childline – Call 0800 1111: https://www.childline.org.uk

Useful coronavirus information from Childline: https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/your-feelings/anxiety-stress-panic/worries-about-the-world/coronavirus/

DAS (Disability Advice Service) East Suffolk – Enabling those who live with disabilities to gain the same rights and quality of life opportunities as others:
http://www.daseastsuffolk.org

Food Fact Sheets written by dietitians to help you learn the best ways to eat and drink to keep your body fit and healthy: British Dietetics Association Food Fact Sheets

Information from Bupa about a number of mental health conditions, as well as details of treatments and support:
https://www.bupa.co.uk/health-information/mental-health

An app from Calm promoting sleep and meditation: https://www.calm.com

An app from Calm Harm designed to help people resist or manage the urge to self-harm: https://calmharm.co.uk

The CAMHS Resources site was created for young people, carers and professionals to pool together lots of helpful resources from across the internet that are available to help support your mental health and well-being: https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk

Change4Life is here to help your family be healthier and happier by eating well and moving more: https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/about-change4life

Childline – Staying Healthy: Staying healthy is an important part of growing up and it can affect you physically and emotionally. When your body changes during puberty and you have to deal with things like school and exams, staying healthy can really help you: https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/you-your-body/my-body/staying-healthy

Coronavirus – A book for children about Covid-19: A free information book explaining the coronavirus to children: https://nosycrow.com/blog/released-today-free-information-book-explaining-coronavirus-children-illustrated-gruffalo-illustrator-axel-scheffler/

Want to change the way you drink? Get the free app from Drinkaware; track your alcohol consumption and spend over time, calculate units and calories and set goals to help you moderate your drinking: https://www.drinkaware.co.uk/tools/track-and-calculate-units-app

Every Mind Matters – Mental health advice and support from the NHS: https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

Reliable and relevant videos from Headspace on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Getsomeheadspace/videos

How to Have Difficult Conversations with Children – NSPCC Learning offers top tips on preparing for a difficult conversation and also having a difficult conversation with a child: https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/safeguarding-child-protection/how-to-have-difficult-conversations-with-children

Independent Age can help you find reliable health information online: https://www.independentage.org/get-advice/health/living-long-term-health-conditions/how-to-find-reliable-health-information-online

LLTTF (living life to the full) – Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resiliency:
https://llttf.com

Marie Curie Bereavement Support ­– Support for the bereaved: https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/help/support/bereaved-family-friends

MeeTwo – A safe and secure forum for teenagers wanting to discuss any issue affecting their lives:
https://www.meetwo.co.uk

Mental Health Foundation – Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/mental-health-tips

Mind – Coronavirus and your wellbeing: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

Wellbeing Suffolk – Wellbeing Suffolk provide a range of support for people with common mental health and emotional issues, such as low mood, depression or stress:
https://www.wellbeingnands.co.uk/suffolk/

The Mix – Mental health advice and support for 13-25s. Lots of information about mental health, from anxiety and depression to self-care and counselling:
https://www.themix.org.uk/mental-health

National Autistic Society – Autism and coronavirus advice and support: https://www.autism.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/topics/coronavirus

NHS Apps Library – Apps and online tools to help you manage your health and wellbeing:
https://www.nhs.uk/apps-library/

NHS Employers – Health, safety and wellbeing: https://www.nhsemployers.org/covid19/health-safety-and-wellbeing

NHS – Live Well: Advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing:
https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE): NICE issues guidelines outlining which services and treatments are recommended nationally:
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance

P.E. with Joe – Daily P.E. Lessons for kids from Joe Wicks: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvQafyve889qVcPxYEjdSTl

Reading Well – Book lists containing accredited and helpful reading to support health and wellbeing:
https://reading-well.org.uk

Talking to your child about coronavirus – Support from the Young Minds organisation:
https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/

Everyday living – Advice and support from Mind: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living

World Cancer Research Fund – Men’s health guide:
https://www.wcrf-uk.org/uk/health-advice-and-support/resources-cancer-prevention/mens-health-guide

World Cancer Research Fund – Women’s health guide:
https://www.wcrf-uk.org/uk/health-advice-and-support/resources-cancer-prevention/womens-health-guide

Worry Tree – Notice, record and manage worries using cognitive behavioural therapy techniques:
https://www.worry-tree.com 

Young Minds – What to do if you’re anxious about Coronavirus: https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/

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