How to access medical care during the pandemic:-
Update from MIND:-
Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, we are temporarily accepting self-referrals from clients registered with a Gateshead GP. Please see the link below to our website for details. This link can also be used by patients who wish to self refer.
MIND counselling services
Further services and information:-
National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 http://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/
NSPCC helpline: 0808 800 5000 If you are worried about a child, even if you are unsure, contact NSPCC professional counsellors for help, advice and support
Childline 0800 1111: Offers free,confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry
MIND: Mental Health Support with specific advice on 'Coronavirus and your wellbeing'. www.mind.org.uk
YoungMinds: Supporting children with young people an their parents/carers with their mental health and wellbeing. Specific advice on managing self isolation and anxiety about coronavirus http://youngminds.org.uk
ICON: Babies cry: You can cope. http://iconcope.org/
can find some very useful information here about managing asthma and covid-19, click the image below.
COPD and lung disorders:-
This is a good site for general lung conditions including COPD
It is easy to feel anxious and unsettled at these times, especially if you have mental health problems. You may find some information here useful