These times of uncertainty and reduced social contact could have negative effects upon our mental health, and that of those around us. We have pulled together a range of resources and support offers from organisations who specialise in mental health support to help you during this time.
It’s really important to look after your own health and well being, so please prioritise self-care during this challenging time. Moving more is one way that can help to alleviate any anxiety you may be experiencing, so try to make the most of your permitted outdoor activity and step outside for a walk if you are able.
Mind have pulled together a helpful resource to help you take care of your health and wellbeing. Take a look at Mind's resource here.
With all the uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, Anxiety uk are running online support groups via zoom to help reduce anxiety our first session is Thursday 19th March at 3pm, for more information and to book your place contact [email protected] They have also collated a number of online resources to support you in dealing with anxiety during this time. View the resources here.
The Foundation has pulled together extensive support on a number of topics to help you look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak. This includes tip for employers and employees, nurturing your relationships during this time and support with talking to children about the pandemic. Access their support here.
The NHS has a wide range of resources to support you if you are feeling low, stressed or anxious. Including support for both adults and children. They are all freely available on their website here.
The mindfulness app is offering free support during the pandemic with some free meditations that you can listen to anytime. Listen to them here.