We’ve compiled a list of useful information to help you support your mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll add to this list as resources become available, so be sure to check back in regularly.

USC Clinics and Alliance Member services

USC mental health clinics and Alliance Members who are offering phone, video chat, online and telehealth mental health and social connection services: click here

iHelp directory of Sunshine Coast services

Our digital tool to connect people to mental health support services on the Sunshine Coast: click here

Australian Government

Credible updates and advice from Australian government agencies and financial support for business and industry: click here

Resources and trustworthy advice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Queensland Government

Credible updates and advice, including financial support for individuals, families, communities and businesses: click here

Sunshine Coast Council

Support for businesses, including local, state and federal programs: click here

Local response; neighbour cards; resources to help you stay healthy and continue to create, learn and appreciate art, culture and nature; and support for sport and recreation groups: click here 

Noosa Council

Support for businesses, including local, state and federal programs: click here

Local response and community information: click here 

Telehealth – temporary bulk-billed items

Medicare’s bulk-billed Telehealth temporarily include new services, including mental health, in response to the pandemic: click here

Beyond Blue

Information to help with mental health issues such as stress, depression and anxiety in relation to COVID-19: click here

Online forum ‘Coping with the coronavirus’ where community members can support each other and share how they are feeling about the virus: click here

Black Dog Institute

Ten practical tips to manage anxiety and other resources for anxiety, stress and wellbeing during COVID-19: click here


Tips for staying connecting and how to identify a person might be feeling anxious or struggling with their mental health while you can’t see them in person: click here

Australian Psychology Society

Tips for coping with COVID-19: click here


Information aimed at supporting teenagers and young people: click here

Reach Out

Self-care strategies for young people: click here

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Information on how to talk to children: click here
A downloadable children’s colouring book exploring feelings associated with disasters and how to cope: click here

The Autism Educator

A social story explaining COVID-19: click here

Queensland Government

Social stories for children recovering from natural disasters (available in a range of languages): click here