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Coronavirus - COVID-19 Information Resources

Mental Health Resources

As well as following recommendations for handwashing, social distancing, and accessing good quality information sources, it may be helpful to use some of these recommended resources on mental health.

CDC - Managing Stress and Anxiety

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

 

How to cope with Covid-19 anxietyRCSI's own Prof Ciaran O'Boyle's article in the Irish Times  

https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/coronavirus-how-to-cope-with-covid-19-anxiety-1.4202396

You can also listen to Prof Ciaran O'Boyle speaking on RTE Drivetime at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6fRbhM4NV0

 

HSE - Minding your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
https://www2.hse.ie/wellbeing/mental-health/minding-your-mental-health-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak.html

 

Jigsaw  - Coping with the impact of Coronavirus: a guide for young people

https://jigsawonline.ie/young-people/coping-with-the-impact-of-coronavirus/

 

Mental Health Europe - Coronavirus: 8 ways to look after your mental health

https://www.mhe-sme.org/covid-19/

 

Mental Health Reform - Mental Health Services & Supports During COVID-19

https://www.mentalhealthreform.ie/news/mental-health-services-supports-available/

 

RCSI LibGuide with mindfulness meditations from Beaumont Hospital Mindfulness and Relaxation Centre
http://libguides.rcsi.ie/wellbeing/meditation

 

The Samaritans - Mental health during the Coronoavirus outbreak

https://www.samaritans.org/ireland/how-we-can-help/support-and-information/if-youre-having-difficult-time/if-youre-worried-about-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak/

 

WHO Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak 
www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-considerations.pdf