COVID-19 information and resources
Looking after your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
Many people in our community are feeling concerned about COVID-19. These thoughts and feelings are normal and understandable.
Just as we are taking physical precautions such as wearing masks, hand hygiene and social distancing, there are also things we can do to benefit our mental health and wellbeing.
For practical information and resources on looking after your mental and physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic visit: Think Mental Health
For Mental Health carer top tips, try our partner's fact sheet: HelpingMinds
For the COVID-19 Coronavirus: Testing and isolation guide
Call the Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Support Service at any time on 1800 512 348 OR access online: www.beyondblue.org.au
Mental health, alcohol and other drug service providers are continuing to operate during the pandemic. You can call your GP for advice, find a helpline via www.mhc.wa.gov.au/helplines or find a local service via www.myservices.org.au
The Mental Health Commission is working closely with government and across the sector to ensure you are kept up to date with information and have access to toolkits to help you in the coming months. We are here to support you.
The Mental Health Commission has been working closely with agencies, and across the sector, specifically in relation to COVID-19 planning for licensed psychiatric hostels.