Local advice and information call 0208 964 1333
Kensington and Chelsea Mind advice and information service:
- Mental health information and support to access local mental health services.
Coronavirus and your mental health
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is affecting all our lives. Many of us are struggling with how it’s affecting ourselves and our loved ones. Those of us already living with mental health problems are facing extra challenges too.
Here you’ll find reliable information and tips to help you cope during this time.
About health care and the difference between primary and secondary mental health care
Healthcare means the services provided to you to maintain and improve your health. This involves preventing, diagnosing and treating mental and physical illnesses, diseases and injuries.
Healthcare provided by the NHS is free at the point of delivery to UK residents, apart from certain things, such as dental care and eye tests. In Wales prescriptions are also free. In England perscriptions are free for some, but others have to pay for them. If you live in England it’s worth checking on the NHS website to see if you’re entitled to free prescriptions. For more information about your right to care and how care is delivered click here.
A-Z of mental health conditions
Drugs and treatment
Helping someone else
Tips for everyday living
Guides to support and services
Mind offers two confidential mental health information services, the Mind Infoline and the Legal Line.
- Mind infoline – Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm – 0300 123 3393
This advice line is run by National Mind and offers advice and information on a range of mental health and legal issues.
- Blue Light infoline – Monday to Friday – 9am – 5pm – 0300 303 5999
The Blue Light infoline offers confidential, independent and practical support, advice and signposting around mental health and wellbeing. The infoline is just for people working in the emergency services (staff and volunteers) and their families.
For information about services in Kensington and Chelsea contact our information service.
For young people
Our most frequently searched Mind Guides
National Mind produces a wide range of literature on mental health from quick tips and general information to detailed guides and e-booklets, all of which are available to order or download on its website: