Supporting people dealing with hardship or major loss during COVID-19
Job losses, school interruptions, travel restrictions and other life changes are hitting many people hard.
If there are people in your life deeply disrupted by COVID-19, there are ways you can reduce their initial distress and support them to cope naturally. This guidance will help you help them. It's based on our experience delivering psychological first aid.
Encourage people to stay healthy
Follow physical distancing guidance - it is saving lives.
Offer comfort - if you are physically distanced, do this over a phone or video call.