Struggling with the pandemic is normal. Our support series covers how to stay happy and healthy when it comes to sex, relationships, friendships, identity and mental health during COVID-19
Our pandemic support series explores young people’s experiences of COVID-19, and helps you start to make sense of the chaotic and uncertain time we’re living in.
We’ve put this series together with funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund. Thanks to the Government for making this possible.
Struggling with motivation? You’re not alone
Supporting a friend – how to tell if a friend is struggling
Supporting a friend – ways you can be there for your friends
Get support if you’re LGBTQ+ and in a difficult family situation
How to cope with loneliness
Top tips for finding motivation when times are bleak
Top places to find mental health support in the pandemic
Wondering how to keep relationships healthy during the pandemic?
How to navigate relationships in the pandemic
Where to get a sexual health check in the UK during the pandemic – any beyond
How to access sexual health services and contraception in the pandemic (UK)
In our pandemic miniseries of Fumble Talks podcasts, hear from young people from across the UK reflect on their experiences of the pandemic so far.
If you need more support or advice, there are people out there who want to help you. Here’s our top picks of places that might be able to help.
- Mental health support groups
- LGBTQ+ counselling services
- Youth Access, to find local counselling for young people aged 12-25
- The Mix, get support via 1-to1 webchat, email or counselling
- NHS latest Coronavirus advice
- The government’s latest Coronavirus guidelines
- YoungMinds pandemic support
Last reviewed: 25 January 2021 | Image Credit: Julia M Cameron via Pexels