COVID-19 and mental health

Many people will be experiencing anxiety about their health and safety during this time. This page provides information about COVID-19 and how to manage your mental health during the pandemic.

COVID-19 and your medication

If you or someone you know is currently taking medication to help manage a mental health problem, we have created a page for you which includes information on getting your prescription and attending medication appointments. Visit our support, care and treatment section to read more.

Mental health advice for adults

Advice on coping with anxiety during the pandemic

Professor Neil Greenberg, RCPsych Fellow, offers advice for people dealing with anxiety during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

COVID-19 and your mental health: written guidance

The MIND website provides an excellent resource for managing your well being during the pandemic.

This includes information about coping with anxiety related to COVID-19, including specific information for people who have a pre-existing mental health condition.

Managing anxiety, panic and phobias

The College's own resources on anxiety, panic and phobias may be helpful for those experiencing more specific health anxieties.

Mental health advice for young people

Dr Jon Goldin, Vice Chair Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Faculty RCPsych, offers advice for young people dealing with anxiety during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.