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Resources for Responding to and Managing COVID-19 from Patient Care to Self-Care

Wednesday 01, Apr 2020

Dear ASPM Members

We have gathered together some resources that may be useful for you at this time. Please send us other resources to add to our list.

Resources to Support GPs During the COVID-19 Crisis 

The Doctor's Clinic: A Safety Net for Doctors in Difficult Times - Developed by Dr Louise Stone

COVID-19 Healthcare Workers Peer Support Network - Hand-n-Hand Facebook Page

The GP Support Program - RACGP 

Self-Care and Mental Health Resources for General Practitioners Fact Sheet - RACGP

DRS4DRS - an independent, safe, supportive and confidential service that promotes the health and wellbeing of doctors and medical students across Australia.

Protecting the Psychological Wellbeing of Healthcare Staff During Coronavirus Pandemic - British Psychological Society

Minding Health Care Workers: Psychological responses of health care workers during the COVID pandemic – a paper by Margie Stuchbery, circulated by the Royal Australian College of Physicians

Resources for Children and Young People re COVID-19 

Australian Childhood Foundation Resources for Children re COVID-19

Coping During Coronavirus-19 - ReachOut.com provides specially targeted information for young people 
  
Counselling and Psychological Resources for Patients/ Clients

Coronavirus: Resources for Anxiety, Stress and Well-being - The Black Dog Institute

Looking After Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak - Beyond Blue

Coronavirus: Psychologists Offer Advice for Maintaining Positive Mental Health - Australian Psychological Society

Free Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty - Psychology Tools

COVID-19 - Mindspot, a free service for Australian adults experiencing anxiety, stress, depression and low mood. 

Professional Practice, Supervision and Peer Support

COVID-19: Mental Health Impacts - Resources for Psychiatrists - The American Psychiatric Association

Coping with COVID-19: Resources to Help you help your clients during these challenging times - a range of general free resources from Psychotherapy.Net

Practitioner Resources to help you in your work with people who have experienced trauma - Phoenix Australia: Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health 

Therapeutic and Supervisory Consultations in the Time of COVID-19 - a Video from Dr Paul Gibney, The Psychotherapy Workshop

10 Thoughts for Responding to Distress and Fear in the Chaos and Complexity of Coronavirus - Liz Sheean
 
 Community Resources  

 The Kindness Pandemic Facebook Page