Mental Health and COVID-19

This section includes resources and tools for mental health and psychosocial support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Save the Children,

This framework represents Save the Children’s planning assumptions and priority areas for implementation over four phases of programming: Preparedness, Initial Response, Large-Scare Response, and Recovery.

Partners In Health,

Dr. Giuseppe (Bepi) Raviola, director of mental health at Partners In Health, has put together this list of key practices - including positive family time - to maintain good mental and emotional health for those asked to stay at home in efforts to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. 

Samantha K Brooks, Rebecca K Webster, Louise E Smith, Lisa Woodland, Simon Wessely, Neil Greenberg, Gideon James Rubin - The Lancet,

The authors of this paper conducted a review of the psychological impact of quarantine, including the impact on children, using three electronic databases.

Li Duan, Gang Zhu - The Lancet,

In this comment, the authors have suggested ways that the Chinese government could establish and improve the intervention system based on sound scientific advice, to effectively deal with the mental health problems caused by public health emergencies.

Inter-Agency Standing Committee's Reference Group on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support,

This briefing note summarizes key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Inter-Agency Standing Committee IASC Reference group for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings,

This briefing note summarises key mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) considerations in relation to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.


On this webpage, ISPCAN has gathered resources on how to navigate through the COVID 19 pandemic.

World Health Organization,

This one page leaflet from the World Health Organization offers advice to parents and caregivers on how to help children cope with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.

American Psychological Association,

This free collection of articles includes relevant psychological research published across the APA Journals portfolio that are relevant to the topic COVID-19.


This report examines three Ebola-affected countries – Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea – to analyse the degree to which the response was successful in addressing the scale and unique nature of the child protection situation that arose due to the epidemic.