Remember the simple things that give you joy, take care of your mental health

Local and national sources of support and joy.

BBC Culture and arts

Cambridge Press free access to over 700 books.

Clic is a new online support community that anyone in the UK can access 24/7 for free mental health support. It includes an online forum where you can chat about how you’re feeling and connect with others, as well as accessing mental health information tools, tips and resources. To ensure everyone's safety and security the site is moderated 24 hours a day.

Combat Stress have produced a guide to self-care during the Coronavirus outbreak. The guidance includes some simple and quick tips as well as more detailed guides and resources on topics like managing anxiety and working out from experts including occupational therapists and art therapists. 

Free online theatre offers is your local online magazine from Islington Council. With information about what is happening locally, helping you to discover Islington and things to do.

Islington Quiz produced by the Council's Heritage team. Find out how well you know Islington.

Mental Health Foundation has put together some useful resources on maintaining good mental health during this crisis.

Mind's Coronavirus information hub has tools covering a range of issues including loneliness, managing stress, bereavement and trauma.

NHS Moodzone website has a mood self assessment and mental well-being audio guides.

Radio Garden allows you to explore live radio across the world.

The Recovery College offer online mental health and wellbeing courses. They believe that recovery is a journey, not a destination and that we are all students of life. Upcoming courses include Getting a good night's sleep, exercise to feel good, understanding anxiety and nurturing self-compassion.

Samaritans - call or email the Samaritans if you are feeling lonely, suicidal or overwhelmed with the current situation Tel: 116 123 Email: [email protected]

Talk For Health has provides user-friendly, talk based routes to wellbeing. 

The Stuart Low Trust are offering mindfulness classes, art appreciation sessions and more throughout October. Find out more.

Virtual Museum tours - visit leading museums around the world from your own home.

World Harmony Orchestra offer outdoor socially distanced concerts to people who are vulnerable and isolated.

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