NHS bosses in Sheffield have launched a new support service for people struggling with their mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.
Sheffield IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) provides free NHS support over the phone or online.
People feeling stressed, anxious or worried about coronavirus are being urged to call IAPT on 0114 226 4380.
The service is available to anyone living or working in the city. You do not have to have accessed mental health services in the past.
The team are available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and will help people calling them access mental health support which includes one-to-one support and group sessions.
Sheffield IAPT have also launched a new four-week course called ‘Coping with COVID’. The course will be live streamed to participants and will focus on a different theme each week, including tips on how to calm our body, the importance of a routine, managing worry and sleep.
Participants will be able to ask questions to NHS mental health professionals throughout the session.
You can find out more about the support on offer from Sheffield IAPT, including mental health support for anyone suffering with a long-term health condition, by visiting www.iaptsheffield.nhs.uk