As at 4pm on 27th November 2020, in the Isle of Man there have been:
Isle of Man Government Media Briefings:
The next Media briefing is scheduled to take place on Thursday 3rd December at 4pm:
To view the Manx Radio videos of previous Government Media Briefings regarding the Coronavirus click here.
To listen to, download and subscribe for free to the podcasts of the Government Coronavirus Media Briefings click here.
Everyone is being encouraged to wash your hands properly and regularly:
The Public Health Directorate is working closely with the Department of Health to ensure Public Health England guidance is implemented - this is updated daily and reflects the rapidly evolving situation.
T here is further information and updates available via the Public Health Isle of Man Facebook Page:
The Coronavirus pandemic is understandably causing a lot of stress and anxiety at the moment. If you're experiencing any difficulties, the following local and UK services are here to support you.
For assistance in an emergency, call 999
A private and confidential service for children and young people up to the age of 19.
Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Supporting and providing information to individuals who self-harm, to reduce emotional distress and to improve their quality of life.
Self Harm UK
A project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and be honest about what's going on in the your life.
Helpline and one-to-one web-chat service supporting people who have or are worried they have an eating disorder, as well as others affected, such as friends and family members.
Parents Helpline 08088025544
Crisis Messenger text YM to 85258
A UK charity which is committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
0208 215 2243
Mind offers information and advice to people with mental health problems.
Information and support charity for people dealing with mental health issues. Regular free podcast discussions at manxradio.com
Aims to equip children and young people with the self-management skills needed to navigate the psychological and emotional challenges of 21st century life.
Live at Home Befriending Scheme
Guidance and support for anyone feeling isolated or anxious.
Crossroads Isle of Man
Crossroads runs a range of services to meet the needs of all carers. We support all ages, disabilities, illnesses and care needs.
Provides tasks to help you resist or manage the urge to self harm
Self-help resource to help manage anxiety
Assists in calming fear responses and managing anxious thoughts, emotions and behaviours
Mindfulness meditation app to help you deal with daily stresses and bring balance to your life
Helps friends and families to support young people in managing mental health challenges using a 'strength based' approach