Well-being Community Messages

support1This is the message page to support the well-being of the community.

March 2020 site update – this site has been fully updated to provide specific well-being support for the COVID-19 period.

Please send any tips, ideas and activities you are using or know about for well-being support during the current home confinement period and the psychosocial challenges we are all facing together The resources you send will be posted here, to share with the community. Also any messages of goodwill. Use the contact page to share these.

Working together can help all of us to get through.

A BIG SHOUT OUT  to everyone at DECIPHER in Cardiff University. Hope you are taking care of yourselves, and I know you will be looking out for each other in this challenging time. All the best, Rachel Parker@DECIPHER.

Also A BIG SHOUT OUT to all the staff and school counsellors at AREA 43. Thank you for all the hard work you are doing to keep the school counselling and your local support service running to support the young people in your local community.

AREA 43: Area 43 have set up their support services to be accessed virtually, to enable their school counselling service and other support for young people to continue in the face of the home confinement response measures.

  • Here is the link to the AREA 43 service for young people in Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire aged 16 to 30 to access these support services: AREA 43 – Here For You.
  • Here is the referral form link for the AREA 43 school counselling service (for pupils in Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire): https://www.area43.co.uk/referrals/


Community goodwill messages

  These are the messages sent by the community to the contact us page

10.04.20  What a wonderful way to be able to share images that inspire feelings of wellbeing. From Kat.



THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: In an emergency situation, it is common to feel stressed and worried. It is normal to feel sad, distressed, worried, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. Emergencies are always stressful. We may feel helpless, powerless, lonely and depressed. The World Health Organization offers the following health behaviours advice:




World Health Organization. 2016. Guidance for managing ethical issues in infectious disease outbreaks. Geneva: World Health Organization.

World Health Organization. 2020. Coping with stress during the 2019-nCov outbreak. Geneva. The World Health Organization.