COVID-19 and Mental Health Resources for Domestic Workers

In honour of Helper Appreciation Day on May 30th, Mind HK created some resources for domestic workers on managing mental health and anxiety around COVID-19, managing quarantine, and seeking help, available in English, Bahasa Indonesia, and Tagalog.


Managing Mental Health during COVID-19

This booklet contains tips on managing your mental health during the pandemic – from taking care of your mental health, managing anxiety, loneliness and isolation, to set boundaries at work to take care of yourself. If you notice that it is getting harder to cope with your emotions and thoughts, it is okay to reach out and seek help. Here is a list of available support and resources for MDWs.

Managing Mental Health during COVID-19 (English)


Managing Anxiety during COVID-19

This booklet covers some mental health tips on managing anxiety, panic attacks and some other mental health problems that you may experience. With the uncertainty around the COVID-19 pandemic, it is normal to feel overwhelmed and anxious, but it is important to address it before it gets worse.

Managing Anxiety during COVID-19 (English)

Mengatasi Kecemasan Selama COVID-19 (Bahasa Indonesia)

Pamamahala ng Pagkabalisa sa Panahon ng COVID-19 (Tagalog)


Quarantine Mental Health Tips

This booklet includes tips to help you manage your mental health during quarantine. Quarantine is difficult and we put together these tips to help make it more manageable.

Quarantine Mental Health Tips (English)

Tips Karantina (Bahasa Indonesia)

Mga Tip para sa Quarantine (Tagalog)


Available Resources for Domestic Workers

Here is a list of local mental health services and community groups for domestic workers.

Mental health services and community groups UPDATED – (English)

Sumber (Bahasa Indonesia)

Mga mapapagkunan (Tagalog)


Social Media Graphics

We have designed a graphics pack on mental health tips for you to share on your social platform, so more people can reach these resources! Available in English, Bahasa Indonesia and Tagalog.

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