Please find below a list of resources and information to help you support your mental health during COVID-19.
Mental Health Support Offered to Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Residents.
Please find two documents that list all of the places to find mental health support, broken down into sub-sections for ease of reference. The documents detail what help is available locally and nationally.
Also available to view in the downloads section of this webpage.
Nottingham Foundation Trust Mental Health Helpline - for immediate help
Local people in mental health crisis who need immediate help can now receive support 24/7 by calling the new Nottinghamshire Foundation Trust Mental Health Helpline 0300 303 0165. The line is open to people of all ages who live in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
For more information, visit their website at http://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/help-in-a-crisis
Nottingham Mental Health Helpline - for emotional support and information about mental health
The service works alongside the Nottinghamshire Crisis Line, providing personalised advice, emotional support and information on coping mechanisms.
Please call 0300 555 0730 or for more information visit https://www.turning-point.co.uk/nottingham-helpline
The Grief Line is a dedicated service for those who need immediate support following bereavement. The service offers a 24/7 triage service that will ensure the grieving person will be connected to a relevant agency that can provide emotional support. The Grief Line will continue to stay in contact with that person until support has been received and will follow up post-support to assess further need.
Phone the Grief Line on 0800 111 4451 or email email@example.com or visit the website https://www.nottshospice.org/our-care-services/griefline/
If you need support with your mental health, there are free local NHS services you can use by referring yourself such as:
Children and young people
Targeted CAMHS 0 - 18 years.
Who is this for?
Children and young people with emotional and/or mental health needs.
What do they offer?
CAMHS offer assessments, therapeutic sessions, group work, consultations to professional network.
How can I access it?
- Phone: 0115 876 4000
- Text: 0786 000 213
- Website: www.asklion.co.uk/bemh
- Or speak to your teacher or GP.
Government Guidance for the Public:
- Mental Health and Wellbeing Aspects of Coronavirus - Advice and information on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
- Staying mentally well: winter plan 2020 to 2021 - The government's plans to support people's wellbeing and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic this winter.
Advice and tips on how to look after your mental health from Every Mind Matters.