The tools and resources on this page have been collated from varying countries and regions. Many online resources are now more widely available for use due to COVID-19. The inclusion of a resource on this page does not constitute an endorsement by IASP. If you wish to collaborate with us, please contact us directly at
provides expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing. Create a Mind Plan by answering 5 quick questions to get your free plan with tips to help you deal with stress and anxiety, improve your sleep, boost your mood and feel more in control. Or find general support related to low modd, stress, anxiety or sleep. Every Mind Matters – NHS – UK
. There is much that is still emerging in terms of the psychosocial and mental health consequences for the diverse populations affected by this emergency. This toolkit of MHPSS technical resources is based on what is currently available and will be updated as additional resources become available. Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Network – June 2020
. The Zero Suicide Alliance is a collaboration of National Health Service trusts, charities, businesses and individuals who are all committed to suicide prevention in the UK and beyond. The ZSA have launched a brand new training module to give you the skills to support someone who is struggling with loneliness and isolation. Zero Suicide Alliance – UK
The Foundation works to equip America’s teens and young adults with the skills and support they need to grow into healthy, thriving adults. The JED Foundation – USA. provides resources and tips to students, teens and young adults, parents & guardian, high school professionals and higher education professionals to cope with sudden changes, anxiety, fear and loss during this time. JED’s Coronavirus Mental Health Resource Guide
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) has compiled a selection of web pages and information sheets on mental health and coping with the effects of COVID-19. These resources are a selection from key organizations in the field. The resource center will be updated as new resources become available. Suicide Prevention Resource Center – USA.
. The AFSP’s Mental Health and COVID-19 encourages everyone to engage in an open, honest dialogue with their friends and loved ones, to demonstrate compassion and kindness, and to practice self-care by exercising, meditating, and consuming the news in measured doses. Advice, guidance, social media resources and wider resources and programs aim to help to spread positive messages of hope, compassion, mental health care and suicide prevention. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – USA
LivingWorks Start – Worldwide LivingWorks Start teaches trainees to recognize when someone is thinking about suicide and connect them to help and support. LivingWorks Start teaches valuable skills to everyone 13 and older and requires no formal training or prior experience in suicide prevention.
Mapa Saúde – Brazil Mapa Saúde – Brazil provides details of public mental health services available nationwide, in addition to free or voluntary reception and care services provided by NGOs, philanthropic institutions, school clinics, among others. The goal is to bring mentally ill people together with the care services available online or in their region. Some services were made especially to help people during the covid-19 pandemic.
iFight Depression Tool – EU The European Alliance Against Depression’s tool is normally only to be used in combination with professional guidance by doctors or psychological psychotherapists. As many are affected by the corona virus must stay at home and general practitioners may reach their capacity limits, the tool is temporarily accessible without guidance.
Staying Safe – UK the Staying Safe website provides information on how to make a safety plan. If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or are supporting someone else, it may help to make a safety plan to use if you need it.
RUOK? The Mateship Manual – Australia Released nationally in the wake of COVID-19, a revised version of the R U OK? Mateship Manual is a practical resource providing steps to help understand and respond to someone experiencing mental health crisis or suicide related distress. It has been updated with support and guidance from people with lived experience of trauma and crisis.
WELLCATION – 14 Day Quarantine Kit (English Version) Professors from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have compiled this wellness guidebook to provide mental health support for those in isolation.
WELLCATION – 21 Day Quarantine Kit (English Versio n) The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (Professor Paul Yip’s team) has produced a new resource for promoting mental wellness for people who need to be quarantined due to COVID-19.
SANE Online Forum – Australia SANE’s active online forum is aimed at unpacking fact from fiction about COVID-19 and providing self-care strategies.
WELLCATION – 21 Day Quarantine Kit (Chinese) The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (Professor Paul Yip’s team) has produced a new resource for promoting mental wellness for people who need to be quarantined due to COVID-19.
WELLCATION – 21 Day Quarantine Kit (Simplified Chinese) The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (Professor Paul Yip’s team) has produced a new resource for promoting mental wellness for people who need to be quarantined due to COVID-19.