Mental Health Blogs:
- Blogs from Oakwood Training – https://oakwoodtraining.co.uk/coronavirus-and-my-wellbeing/
- Blog from Oakwood Training – https://oakwoodtraining.co.uk/agilehomeflexible-working-increase-risk/
- Blog from Hoxby – https://hoxby.com/blog/remote-working-coronavirus-mental-health
- Forbes – 9 ways to stay positive during the Coronavirus Pandemic https://www.forbes.com/sites/williamarruda/2020/03/15/9-ways-to-stay-positive-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/#646c9f195a8e
- MIND Coronavirus and wellbeing https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/
- Annamathur.com dealing with coronavirus anxiety https://www.annamathur.com/dealing-with-coronavirus-anxiety/
- Avoiding reading, sharing or misinterpreting data at this stressful time: Understanding and avoiding armchair epidemiology
- Mental Health considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak statement from WHO: https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-considerations.pdf
- People who work too hard – https://www.inc.com/jason-fried/excerpt-true-challenge-of-remote-workers.html
- Avoid burnout, Four Burners theory – https://jamesclear.com/four-burners-theory
SUPPORT ORGANISATIONS & APPS
- https://www.bigwhitewall.com/ – Big White Wall is a free online community for people who are stressed, anxious or feeling low. The service has an active forum with round-the-clock support from trained professionals. You can talk anonymously to other members and take part in group or one-to-one therapy with therapists.
- Catch It – App – Learn how to manage feelings like anxiety and depression with Catch It. The app will teach you how to look at problems in a different way, turn negative thoughts into positive ones and improve your mental wellbeing.
- Sleepio – App – Sleepio is an online sleep improvement programme for people living in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. It has been clinically proven to help you fall asleep faster, stay asleep through the night, and give you more energy during the day if you follow the programme correctly. The programme is based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for insomnia (CBTi). You can use it to learn cognitive techniques to help tackle the racing mind and behavioural strategies to help reset sleeping patterns naturally, without relying on sleeping pills.
- Student Health – Free App – The Student Health App provides easy access to more than 900 pages of reliable health information all in one place. The content has been created for university students by NHS doctors and is regularly updated. Use the app to reduce your worries, feel more confident and get the support you need at what can be a challenging time for any student.