We are aware that these times can throw up all sorts of new challenges and opportunities. Please find some Health and Wellbeing links and resources that we have put together to help you navigate this time.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT OFFER
A range of new, easily accessible mental health support is now available for patients in Birmingham and Solihull, based around four groups:
- 0-18 year olds in Birmingham
- 0-19 year olds in Solihull
- Over 18s in Birmingham and Solihull
- Key workers.
These services are provided by a range of local organisations, and offer emotional help, guidance and reassurance to people in Birmingham and Solihull who may be finding the current Coronavirus situation overwhelming.
More information is available on the following website: Mental health support offer
Tips, advice and guidance on where you can get support for your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
If you’re worried about the impact of coronavirus on your mental health, you are not alone. The COVID-19 pandemic is a new and uncertain time for all of us and will affect our mental health in different ways. However you are feeling right now is valid. With the right help and support, we can get through this. Here is our advice on things you can do to keep mentally healthy during this time.
More information is available on the following website: Young Minds
Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
More information is available on the following website: GOV.UK
ACTION FOR HAPPINESS
Our monthly calendars are packed with actions you can take to help create a happier and kinder world.
More information is available on the following website: Action For Happiness
THE WAITING ROOM
Birmingham and Solihull Health and Wellbeing services at your finger tips.
More information is available on the following website: The Waiting Room
PAUSE offer for mental health counselling and support for children and young people. Need someone to talk to? Struggling to cope with feelings? We’re here for you.
More details on how to contact Pause can be found here: PAUSE
Free online mental health support is now available for young people aged 11 to 25 across Birmingham delivered by XenZoneUK through Kooth:
Kooth virtual assembly: Kooth Film
Kooth: Activities Brochure
More details can be found here: Birmingham City Council
A few extra documents that may help are below.