This page has been created with the vision to share helpful, supportive, and accessible resource during this challenging time.

Coronavirus: Think Global, Act Local for protecting:

  • you
  • our NHS
  • and the most vulnerable

Our wellbeing, mental health and safety is at risk during this challenging time. It is very common to feel concerned, anxious or scared about our current situation.

If you would like support or advice you may wish to contact a support service through their helplines:

Samaritans 116 123

https://www.samaritans.org/

Equality Advisory & Support Service 0808 800 0082

https://www.equalityadvisoryservice.com/

Citizens Advice 03444 111 444

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

Money Advice Service 0800 138 7777

https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

Age UK 0800 678 1602

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/

Maternity Action 0808 802 0029

https://maternityaction.org.uk/

Mind 0300 123 3393

https://www.mind.org.uk/

Equality for Disabled people, Scope 0808 800 3333

https://www.scope.org.uk/

Switchboard – LGBT+ Helpline 0300 330 0630

https://switchboard.lgbt/

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (24/7) response line 0300 303 1320

http://www.awp.nhs.uk/news-publications/trust-news/2020/april/mental-health-247-telephone-response-line


Find the support and help you need from our database of available help:

The Diversity Trust: Mental Health & Wellbeing

https://www.diversitytrust.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Mental-Health-_-Wellbeing-during-Covid_19.pdf

One You: Home workouts

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/for-your-body/move-more/home-workout-videos/

One You: Staying at home tips

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-staying-at-home-tips/

Rethink: Managing your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

https://www.rethink.org/news-and-stories/blogs/2020/03/managing-your-mental-health-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/

BBC News: Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51873799

Mind: Coronavirus and your wellbeing

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

MindLine Trans + Helpline: for Transgender People

https://bristolmind.org.uk/help-and-counselling/mindline-transplus/

South Gloucestershire Council: guidance for communities

https://beta.southglos.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/Community-Aid-South-Glos-information-pack.pdf

South Gloucestershire Council: Covid19 service updates

https://beta.southglos.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/health-services/covid19/

Stonewall campaigns for equality for LGBT+ people

https://www.stonewall.org.uk

Switchboard provides a one stop listening service for LGBT+ people

https://switchboard.lgbt

Jobcentre Plus: if you need financial support

https://www.gov.uk/contact-jobcentre-plus

Local Government Association: Coronavirus information for councils

https://www.local.gov.uk/

Spark & Co. resource hub designed to help those from BAME backgrounds

https://sparkandco.co.uk/


Find your local council: for grant information and volunteering opportunities:

https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council


Read our latest blog post from our guest blogger David Sully on mental health and wellbeing during the lockdown:

https://www.diversitytrust.org.uk/2020/03/coronavirus-thinking-globally-acting-locally/