Coronavirus - National Support Information

National organisations that offer support

**Extremely Vulnerable Group Information**

Guidance on Social Shielding available here

Vulnerable Group Information

Guidance on social distancing and for vulnerable people click here

Vulnerable group websites

Asthma UK

British Lung Foundation

British Heart Foundation

Chronic Kidney Disease

British Liver Trust

Parkinson’s UK

Motor Neurone Disease Association

Multiple Sclerosis UK

Diabetes UK

Sickle Cell

HIV & Aids (National Aids Trust)

Lupus uk

This list of conditions is not definitive. Please get in touch if you would like your group added.

Useful support  groups outwith the vunerable groups 

Age UK: 0800 169 6565

Childline: 0800 1111

CRUSE Scotland – bereavement support now offering telephone support across Scotland to anyone that needs) it – 0845 600 2227  ( calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone company's access

Domestic Violence Hotline: 0808 2000 247

La Leche League: 0345 1202918 (for mums struggling to get formula milk)

Living Life - Online cognitive behavioural therapy site

Head Space - Meditation/ relaxation and sleep resources

Mind - Coronavirus and your wellbeing advice - 0300 123 3393

Mood Juice - Online resource for all mental health issues, including bereavement

Rape Crisis Scotland – National Helpline 08088 010302 open 6pm- midnight 

Samaritans – Offering support to all

Self help resources for mental health issues

The Silverline Telephone befriending service for the elderly

YoungMinds - Children and adolescent mental health support resource

Wavelength – Supporting Loneliness -WaveLength is the UK’s leading loneliness charity giving media technology to those most in need.

Who cares scotland

General Support Information not health related 

Energy firms move to help prepay customers unable to top up due to coronavirus – what to do if you need to self-isolate – link to Martin Lewis website – lists the contact numbers for each provider

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