COVID-19: Mental Health Support

Mental health support for children, young people and families during COVID-19



The following resources have been shared by Leicestershire County Council      – Connor Melia, Health Improvement Officer, Public Health

Action recommended:

Please signpost appropriate patients to these resources and refer to them in your consultations whenever possible. The resource packs are supported by:

  • Leicester City Council
  • Leicestershire County Council
  • Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
  • Leicestershire Police
  • Rutland County Council

Rehab4Addiction – COVID-19 & Mental Health guide

The Community Outreach department with Rehab4Addiction serves as an online resource to those dealing with substance addiction

They have now created the following website page ‘COVID-19 & Mental Health guide‘ which is a useful read or signposting resource to use in your professional practice.

For more information please see the following LLR LPC website news article:

Ark Behavioural Health – Community Outreach

A centre accredited by The Joint Commission considered to be “The Gold Standard” of rehabilitation care.

Our organisation knows everyone’s situation is unique and deserves personalised, evidence-based treatments.

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of many in 2020. Unfortunately, that also includes the increase of those struggling with substance abuse and mental health by a staggering 40 percent according to the CDC. For that reason, we created the following resource page that shares valuable information for those seeking help while battling addiction and co-occurring conditions:

On this website page, you’ll find information on:

  • The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and substance use
  • List of mental health and addiction resources
  • Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about telehealth
  • Caring for a loved one who is struggling

Last updated: 18th January 2021