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Reddit Ask Me Anything about what it’s like to be on lockdown in Italy
Isolation as described by a Londoner
Advice from someone who works on submarines about how to stay sane when cooped up for long periods with little privacy
Self Help guide to Self Isolation- Guide to self Isolation for people having to stay at home
COVID-19: Community and Self Care Resources- Here’s a list of non-medical resources for people who are facing quarantine, self-isolation or other factors because of COVID-19. Through these resources hopefully we can better support each other and nurture ourselves.
NHS apps library- NHS is the UK national health service, but you don’t need to live in the UK to use these apps.
🇬🇧🔗https://www.echo.co.uk/ Free delivery of NHS prescriptions to homes or local post offices.
Cabin Fever Symptoms and Coping Skills
Homenauts positive free resources for better mental health during the pandemic of COVID-19
EFT Tapping for Coronavirus to manage anxiety
Tool Kit for Coronavirus Anxiety
For those looking for ways to either stay, or healthy and fit
For those looking for things to do while staying at home
Sign up and be sent positive mental health texts and also
Connect with people from all places and backgrounds. Slow down and share a moment in silence.
For those looking for way to stay socially connected while staying physically distant
Community Response Platform currently used to support over 500,000 residents, register over 4,000 volunteers and fulfil over 1,000 requests for help. Deploy in 2hrs free of charge.
CovidCall provides a free phone service for volunteers to provide local people in self-isolation with local advice and social contact.
If you are a senior citizen or cannot go out for some reason, you can call our hotline and request support. If you are over 18, healthy, and willing to help, you can sign up to get help requests straight to your phone. And if you are a tech-savvy professional, you can use our open source code to set up your own community hotline in 48 hours.
network for self-registration to request/volunteer help
Free deliveries from one neighbor to another to help vulnerable community members during COVID-19
Tool that allows volunteers to sign up with their skills. This then creates a pool of volunteers that can be searched by different organisations, based on postcode/skills/DBS status and to contact them. This prevents the same people being contacted more than once but allows people to signup to volunteer with multiple organisations at once. Personalised pages can be created for each Local authority area. Further features being added - see here
Community assistance from Oxford City Council
Embeds the map below for finding mutual aid / volunteer groups
The Corona Crisis Collective
The Coronavirus Crisis Collective is a proactive community of individuals who are innovating, volunteering, entertaining, advising and supporting one another during the Coronavirus Crisis. We believe in the power of community to make us more resilient in even the darkest times!
ACORN is organising local volunteers to support people in the community who need shopping, prescription collection, post and anything else they may need if they are stuck at home.
Help self-isolating neighbours. Super simple - either offer things you can do for others, or say that you need help. The platform matches clients with volunteers. Think deliver food, collecting urgent medicine, etc. Built specifically for the COVID-19 situation and non-commercial.
Support group- Open panel for anyone struggling with the anxieties surrounding self isolation from friends and family.
Coronavirus GOOD NEWS!
Good news on Instagram
An online Facebook Group Pub for chats, quizzes, fancy dress Fridays and fun!
Facebook group with fun, support and entertainment by Ladbible
Memes to make light of the situation. Not intended as laughing at suffering.
Pasta against the virus - to support Italian artists.
Fighting Coronavirus with humour - a collection of Coronavirus memes