Wellbeing during the Covid-19 Pandemic

It is important that at this difficult time you protect both your physical and your mental health as much as you can. You will face some challenging times in the coming weeks, in both your work and your personal life.

Employers have a duty to protect the health and safety of their employees, and should be regularly updating risk assessments during the coronavirus outbreak to ensure the correct measures are quickly put in place to help achieve this.

Here we will share useful resources and tips to help protect yourself during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Help available from Heartled Wellbeing

Our training partner, Heartled Wellbeing are able to offer coaching, counselling and psychotherapy consultations via Skype, FaceTime, WhatsApp and telephone appointments at a reduced rate for ICCM Members. Annie Raven-Vause will be available from 5pm Р8pm Monday to Friday should anyone wish to receive support. Francis Raven-Vause, who is a fully insured NLP Master Practitioner is also offering coaching and stress management from 09.00 Р18.00 Monday to Friday. Details of what Annie and Francis can offer, and their contact details, can be found on the Heartlead Wellbeing website. 

Able Futures Programme

The Able Futures Programme offers early intervention psychological support free of charge to people in employment. This is a telephone based service usually delivered on a monthly basis for 9 months. Further information about what the programme can offer can be found on the Able Futures website.

Useful websites:

Looking after your mental health while working during the Covid-19 pandemic

Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Public Health England – Coronavirus (Covid-19): What you need to do

Daily Om – resources for maintaining good health

Shout – 24 hour text line support

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy – advice for coping during the coronavirus outbreak

Useful apps:

For mindfulness, meditation and mental health

Headspace

Calm

My Possible Self – includes free mental wellbeing tools for the Covid-19 pandemic

The NHS has a catalogue of apps relating to mental health

For tracking symptoms to help scientists research the outbreak in the UK

Covid-19 Symptom Tracker