Coronavirus Information Hub: Mental Health

The COVID-19 crisis and people being confirmed to their homes will naturally place a great strain on people’s physical and mental wellbeing.

It’s important to support your work colleagues as much as possible by keep in regular touch, enquiring how they are, offering help and support, and making an allowance for the pressure that they and we are all facing at this time.

There is plenty of advice available from the NHS, Government and other music industry sites - here is just a selection, which we hope will help.

NHS – All the information you need on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how to deal with it here, including social distancing measures, which can be read here. See the latest FAQs here

NHS – How to look after your mental wellbeing here.

World Health Organisation – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public here.

Music Support are launching a new initiative with Thrive to support industry colleagues during this period. Find out more here

Music & You – A Guide from Jack Williamson on maintaining good mental health. 

Music Industry Therapist Collective have created a guide to relieve anxiety during self-isolation.

Mind have a Coronavirus and your wellbeing page set up here.

The NHS' Couch to 5km guide can be found here

The NHS fitness studio page can be found here

List of local community support groups here.

Find a useful guide about improving mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic here.