2. Coronavirus Support – Wellbeing and Mental Health Resources for Parents/Adults

Government guidance

Online advice

Finding support

  • Getting Help in Essex directory helps you to find support groups, local services and resources to help you cope during the coronavirus pandemic
  • Young Minds advice for parents on finding help for your child’s mental health during the coronavirus

Apps and podcasts

Online programmes and communities

  • moodgym is an online self-help program to help people prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety (16 years and above)
  • Big White Wall is an online community for supporting mental health
  • Future Learn offer free online course for young people with low mood and depression and their parents and carers
  • Mind in West Essex offer online mental health courses as part of their Mind in West Essex Academy

Online counselling

Helplines, web chats and text support