Emotional and wellbeing support
Are you struggling with isolation, or anxiety about coronavirus?
Brent Talking Therapies is a free, confidential service for people who have concerns about coronavirus, provided by NHS Central and North West London.
A team of therapists and counsellors are on hand to offer you support, with a range of strategies to help you hope with current situation.
Consultations take place by phone or video call.
To find out more or refer yourself:
Support for people aged 70 or over
Age UK Hillingdon, Harrow and Brent are offering a new, short-term telephone-based service to support those at risk of loneliness and isolation in these difficult times.
The Call, Chat, Care service phones older people to check they are okay, offer a listening ear and provide support by talking through any issues or concerns troubling them. If required, the team can also support the older person to find the help they need from other key sources.
To find out more, ask a question, or if you know someone who could benefit from this service:
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call 0208 589 0071 and ask to speak to Graham
If you would like to volunteer with Age UK, you can also find out more using the same details.
Brent’s Clinical Psychology team has also produced a series of free support videos:
- Coping with self-isolation
- Hope and optimism during the COVID-19 outbreak
- 5 senses mindfulness
- Mindfulness of thoughts (thought diffusion)
- Turning the mind
Doctors of the World have translated advice on how to improve mental health and wellbeing in 27 languages
Staying happy and healthy during COVID-19
This is a difficult time, but there are still lots of things you can do at home to stay happy and healthy during COVID-19.
- View our dedicated page to help you stay happy and healthy during COVID-19.