MIND – BAME Community

Mental health & Covid-19 Safety and Prevention Awareness Information

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Discover simple steps to look after your mental health

The Flu
Vaccination Facts

Flu is not just a bad cold. It is a serious illness that hits hard and fast, and can have very serious consequences. 

Having the flu vaccine can protect you, your parents, colleagues and family from catching flu, and help prevent them becoming ill. Anybody can get flu and can be very serious, even if you are generally healthy.

Be a Barrier

not a carrier

Have you been impacted by the COVID-19 in relation to your health and wellbeing?

Or do you wish to talk to someone and seek support on any issue that worries you?

Covid-19 Information

Covid-19 Symptoms

How to stay safe and protected

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine

Looking after your mental health


Everyone experiences stress and can get on top of us. Fortunately, there are steps we can take to manage stress.


When our worries go into overdrive state, anxiety occurs. Anxiety can be overwhelming and it affects lots of us.

Low mood

Sometimes, many of us feel sad, down or unmotivated. Usually, small adjustments can help improve our mood.

mindful tips

MIND will give you a snapshot of simple things you can do to take care of your mental health and provide you with links to get further support.

Every human being gets that feeling, when life gets on top of us.

MIND will give you a snapshot of simple things you can do to take care of your mental health and provide you with links to get further support.

Get the Right Care in the Right Place

The way we access urgent care has changed. To protect us and the NHS, it’s important you know how to get the right care, in the right place.

You can help!

Encourage them further to talk to friends, family and professionals

Someone you know may be at risk of suicide if they:

  • Talk about wanting to die
  • Have been stressed or anxious and don’t seem to be coping
  • Appear careless, moody or withdrawn
  • Have lost interest in their appearance
  • Are using drugs and/or alcohol
  • Have recently experienced a negative life event
  • Have lost interest in friends, hobbies and life

You can help: 

  • Let them talk about their feelings
  • Listen to what they have to say
  • Ask if they are thinking about suicide
  • Call 999 if they have immediate plans

This project was funded by Next Step Initiative – Comic Relief Program with the aim of supporting the African, Caribbean and Ethnic Minority communities who have been disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and to enable the development and delivery of activities geared towards recovery and renewal.

MIND will provide Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Communities with Mental Health Support/Information, Awareness Raising and Signposting.

This information is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with any questions you may have.