COVID-19 Resource HubUseful information collections and links to essential information, key resources and helplines
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These documents provide useful information and signpost to key resources and helplines around a wide variety of mental health topics.
Mental Health support
- Addiction and substance misuse
- Low mood and depression
- Isolation and loneliness
- Self-help resources
- Sleep deprivation
- Health and wellbeing apps
COVID-19 Information Collections
- COVID-19 and mental health
- Looking after children during the COVID-19 outbreak
- Social distancing and wellbeing
- Domestic violence
- Bereavement information
Information in Alternative Formats
Finding Information Online
These resources can help you find good quality information online.
Check online information using the WWW. method
Watch this video to learn 4 simple tips you can use to help you work out whether information you find online can be trusted. When reading information online look for who wrote it, when it was written, where it is found, and stop to think before you believe or share it.
There is a lot of information on COVID-19 but not all of it is accurate and trustworthy. These resources can help you find good quality information and stay safe online
buzz Mental Health Guides
These free downloadable guides provide useful advice and techniques to help manage your mental health and wellbeing during this time. Click here to access.
Physical Activity Referral Service (PARS) Facebook page and buzz YouTube channel
The PARS team have launched a Facebook page where you can find a wide range of exercise videos and tips so you can get moving at home. Why not get involved by liking our page here? You can also find these videos on our YouTube channel here.
Getting started with your new device guides
The buzz Age Friendly Team have produced a series of handy guides to help you get started with a new smartphone or tablet. Click on the links below to read guides on how to download an app, how to find a website, how to avoid scams and more.
- How to download an app
- How to find a website
- How to join a Microsoft Teams meeting
- How to set up an email account
- How to video call
- Choosing internet access
COVID-19 Essential Information
Links to essential high quality information and advice around COVID-19.
- Public Health England (PHE)
- World Health Organisation (WHO)
- NHS Library and Knowledge Services
- Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
- Manchester City Council
- Manchester Community Central
- Information on Manchester support services
All reasonable care is taken to ensure that the information we provide is accurate. The buzz Knowledge Service accepts no responsibility for the content of, or access to, included web links or the use of the information on this page. The information provided is selective, however, the inclusion of a link does not imply approval of the contents.