IFRC PS Centre French guidance note on addressing mental health and psychosocial aspects of COVID-19 outbreak. This briefing note provides background knowledge on the MHPSS aspects related to COVID-19 and suggests MHPSS activities that may be implemented in relation to the outbreak. The messages may be helpful for those in contact with patients or relatives, feeling the strain of working and living during the epidemic. The briefing is aimed both at those working in any capacity with those affected by COVID-19 and for the MHPSS responders who implement MHPSS activities and interventions for everyone affected.