See older patients section for Dementia
Mental Health in times of lockdown looks at various factors that may contribute to mental health problems for patients, including grief, domestic abuse and increased alcohol intake. It also outlines ways that GPs can help patients through the challenges they may be facing during this time.
- Every Mind Matters: PHE Campaign and resources for adult wellbeing during the COVID-19.
- PHE Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
- SLAM advice for sign-posting patients during lockdown
- Bexley: MIND updated services . IAPT are still providing counselling and CBT via telephone, video callsor online therapy. Individuals struggling with anxiety or depression can self-refer to our service/referrals accepted from GPs
- Bexley: Timetable of webinar services for the Recovery College
- Alcohol withdrawal: Protocol for the management of Alcohol withdrawal in Temporary Homeless Hotels during the COVID-19 Outbreak (information from London Healthy Partnership)
- Change resistant drinkers: Covid-19 related information and resources for professionals to support change resistant drinkers and their families
- SLAM Crisis advice sheet
- Organisations providing support to people in crisis and more general mental health support (SLAM)
Children and young people
- Covid-19 Pandemic Update from Southwark CAMHS – 16 June 2020
- CAMHS Covid-19 update – 4 June 2020
- CAHMS – Letter to referrers and commissioners
- Disease specific resources for patients
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder during and after lockdown focuses on the potential effects on patients and key workers during and after this period. It looks at recognising signs of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, screening in primary care and how GPs can look after themselves.