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Denmark Street Surgery
 Denmark Street Surgery

Denmark Street Surgery

Darlington
Co Durham
DL3 0PD
Tel: 01325 460731
Email:denmark.street@nhs.net

 
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ADVICE


Advice for everyone


https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

https://primaryhealthcaredarlington.co.uk/covid-9/

 

 

British Sign Language (BSL) videos and how to contact NHS 111 are available: 


https://www.signhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/
http://interpreternow.co.uk/nhs111 

Easy to read: 

https://www.easy-read-online.co.uk/media/53192/advice-on-the-coronavirus-v1.pdf


Other languages: 


https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/

 

 

What you can and can’t do


What to do if you have symptoms?


https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms-and-what-to-do/-

 

Self-isolation if you or someone you live with have symptoms? 


https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/


Advice for people at high risk


https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/advice-for-people-at-high-risk/-

 

 

Advice for people at VERY high risk and their carers/ family members- What is shielding?

 

How to get assistance for food and medicines if Vulnerable with no social support

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable- Advice on getting help for essentials such as food deliveries

 

Darlington Support Hub- Open 7 days per week. Tel 01325 405000 (support for essentials food etc)

 

 AgeUK: https://www.ageuk.org.u

 

Darlington Cares- Tel: 01325 406090 or http://darlingtoncares.co.uk/

 

Specific Medical conditions

 

Advice For Parents

 


 

Advice for informal carers who provide care for someone who is extremely vulnerable?


  https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19#what-is-the-advice-for-informal-carers-who-provide-care-for-someone-who-is-extremely-vulnerable

 

Mental wellbeing support during Coronavirus pandemic?

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-anxiety-tips/

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-staying-at-home-tips/ 

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-staying-at-home-tips/ 

 

Feeling suicidal/ thoughts of self-harm or harming others?

  • Crisis Team Darlington (Adults) : 01388 452900
  • Samaritans (see below)
  • Child and Adolescent mental Health services- CAMHS- 0300 123 9296

Online Chat room or phone Apps

Telephone numbers (want to speak to someone)

  • Samaritans Tel: 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org (response in 24 hours)
  • MIND Charity: 0300 123 3393
  • PAPYRUS (Prevention of young suicide):  0800 0684141
  • SANE- 0300 304 7000 OR www.sane.org.uk

Online self-help (Websites) 

 

Other Mental health resources for the young people

 

 1.       Kooth.com

 2.       ‘Headspace’ App or ‘Calm’ App- Smart phone

 3.       Darlington Samaritans Tel: 116 123 free from any phone or Tel 0330 094 5717

 4.       Mindfulness online https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-       depression/mindfulness/

5.       MIND Charity: 0300 123 3393

 

Domestic Violence

 

Emergency Response  

If anyone feels in danger, they should contact the police on 999. 


Key services in Darlington are as follows

 

Harbour – support and advice for families and individuals affected by abuse

www.myharbour.org.uk

info@myharbour.org.uk

Tel: 03000 20 25 25 (24 hours)

 

Family Help –confidential advice and refuge accommodation

www.familyhelp.org.uk

Info@myfamilyhelp.org.uk

Tel: 01325 364486

 

 

Further information

Further information from the government about support for victims of domestic abuse during the COVID-19 outbreak is available here


Bereavement


During the global coronavirus pandemic we are facing a tragic loss of life, often under very difficult circumstances.


Cruse share information - Coronavirus: dealing with bereavement and grief

Information for young people can be found at Child Bereavement UK and via the NHS Bereavement and young people

BSL Video can be found here.

Easy to read information can be found here.  

Sexual Health And Contraception Information

Guidance for women who need to access contraception and sexual health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can download it here



Looking after your mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic

 

Resource List for Young People

Local Darlington Support

 

- Listening Post & Darlington Mind Telephone Support

 

- Recovery College Online – Free information, coping techniques and courses

 

https://lms.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/course/view.php?id=376

 

- Kooth.com – Free online emotional & well being support, with access to trained counsellors

 

www.kooth.com

 

- Healthwatch Darlington – Free information & signposting

 

Call: 01325 380145

Email: info@healthwatchdarlington

Text: 07525237723

- Darlington Borough Council - Free information

 

https://www.darlington.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/public-health/coronavirus/health-and-wellbeing/

 

National text, telephone and online support

- Samaritans – Free listening telephone service

 

116 123

- Childline – Free helpline

 

0800 1111

- Youngminds – Online advice and information

 

https://youngminds.org.uk/

 

- Shout – Text crisis messenger service

 

Text: 85258

- Beat – Eating disorder help and support

 

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

 

- The Mix – Free online advice and information (including group chat rooms)

 

www.themix.org.uk

 

- NSPCC – Help and information

 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

 

- Change, Grow, Live - Help, information and tips

 

https://www.changeglrowlive.org/advice-info/coronavirus/people-under-21

 

 


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