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The Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service has published a question and answer session between a Young NHS Grenfell Ambassador, and a CNWL Consultant Psychiatrist, on the Grenfell Anniversary and COVID 19.

Shaheed Mrimou, Young NHS Grenfell Ambassador asked Dr Ed Beveridge, Consultant Psychiatrist and CWNL Lead for Physical Health in Mental Health Services, a number of questions, submitted to Shaheed by young people from the Grenfell community.

During the session, Dr Ed answers questions like whether or not people can catch COVID-19 twice, and what people should do if they think they feel unwell with COVID-19 symptoms or stress, and anxiety.

Look at the video here.

Young Grenfell is a joint NHS and community support group, empowering young people, affected by Grenfell. The group is run by therapists from the Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service (GHWS) and the community youth group, Making Communities Work and Grow (MCWG), as part of the Together for Grenfell community collaboration initiative.

The group was started because many young people in the community reported feeling ‘disempowered’ and ‘invisible’ after Grenfell.

14 June Commemoration events

At 11am an online service will be presented by Father Philip Corbett on his own – due to coronavirus rules – from All Saints Church in Notting Hill.  You can follow it on https://youtu.be/Qtocpl7Dc61  or on facebook.com/HumanityForGrenfell

At 6pm Grenfell United will screen a virtual Silent Walk on its YouTube Channel  youtube.com/grenfellunited  

How to reach us

Over the anniversary weekend you can call us if you need support, or advice, or you feel worried about yourself or someone you know.

Our therapists will be ready to speak with you over the phone or video call.

Call 020 8637 6279 (8am to 8pm)

For out of hours support please call the CNWL Urgent Advice line on 0800 0234 650

Other helpful resources

Looking after yourself during the Grenfell anniversary (opens PDF)

Three tips for coping during the coronavirus outbreak for young people with autism or learning difficulties (video)

How to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic if you have experienced trauma (video)

(Arabic) How to get support during the corona virus outbreak if you like in Kensington & Chelsea, Paddington or Queens Park (opens PDF)

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