Mental Health & Wellbeing

This page is a work in progress and more links and pages will be added over time.

UK Government portal with the latest information about Coronavirus (COVID19) updated regularly.  https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

NHS Direct Wales online symptom checker https://www.nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk/SelfAssessments/symptomcheckers/?ScName=CoronaVirusCOVID19&SCTId=175

Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health BBC article - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51873799

Coronavirus and your wellbeing link to MIND advice and helpful tips  https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/#collapse34626

World Health Organisation Frequently Asked Questions on Coronavirus (COVID 19) https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/qa-coronaviruses


Pack from Cardiff & Vale UHB for families - http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/documents/1143/Young%20persons%20COVID-19%20survival%20pack.pdf

Young Minds blog 'Looking after your mental health while self isolating' -  https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/looking-after-your-mental-health-while-self-isolating/

Join the Dots -  Information on services for young people can be found here

Leaflet from South Wales Police listing support organisations

From the Memory Team - 

Welsh Ambulance Special Info Burst 

April 2020 - Download in Welsh or English

May 2020 - Download in Welsh or English

There are also further links on our News pages


Updates on Substance Misuse services from the APB:


Activities/websites suggested by cavamh staff -

Huge list of boredom busting resources from virtual tours of museums to online courses, board games, arts, podcast etc etc.
https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home?fbclid=IwAR39b8omWwlnunG20ktRXg92M3XvGsHmWNR6zdi9ryDbrZN-NtUfZf5gn5Q

Online certified course to learn BSL - free for under 18’s £10 for essential workers and £25 for individuals - https://www.british-sign.co.uk/learn-online-british-sign-language-course/

Free online courses: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses 

David Hockneys new drawings of trees https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-52109901?SThisFB&fbclid=IwAR0p7hAYzBRHkOXkV578Hs5IygfuHtR6siSrdzm3rZqbFdoe-8AfK_1eIpg

Some Breathing techniques to relieve stress- https://www.nwbh.nhs.uk/healthandwellbeing/Pages/Breathing-Techniques-.asp

National Theatre at Home - 'This House' is showing until 7pm on 4 June 2020, then from 7pm on the 4th until 7om on the 11th 'Coriolanus' will be available to watch.