Coronavirus and your mental health

Looking after your mental health in these challenging times is just as important as taking care of your physical health.

We’ve put together some mental health information which may be useful during the coronavirus developments below. We’ve also created information on ways to protect your mental health and wellbeing as part of our dedicated coronavirus information hub.

The SAMH Information Service

If you’re looking for more information about mental health, the SAMH Information Service can help with signposting you to the right information and give details of support through our information phone line and email service, as well as our written information.

0344 800 0550 – open 9am-6pm, Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays). Calls charged at local rates.


It’s common to feel tense, nervous and perhaps fearful during difficult times. Our information guide covers ways to reduce anxiety to a manageable level.

Protect your wellbeing in winter

Some of us can struggling with our mental health and wellbeing during the colder months and in the run up to Christmas and New Year.

Looking after friends and family

You might be worried about the mental health of your friends or family: our guide has lots of useful suggestions which could help.

Coronavirus and your wellbeing

Information on ways you can protect your mental wellbeing in these difficult times.


Our information gives you what you need to know about depression.

Wellbeing advice from Mind

Our partner charity Mind has put together some in-depth information on coronavirus, your mental health and ways you can try to help your wellbeing.