Coronavirus and mental wellbeing

11 September 2020

Mental Well-being
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2020 has certainly been a tricky year. Coronavirus may have affected your mood, sleep, or made you feel anxious, low or stressed. Check out these links for ways to look after yourself during these unusual times.

Coronavirus and looking after your mental health

Young Minds has lots of useful information on its website.
https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/looking-after-yourself/coronavirus-and-mental-health/

Anxiety

Anxiety is something everyone experiences at times, and feeling anxious is a perfectly natural reaction to some situations.But sometimes feelings of anxiety can be constant, overwhelming or out of proportion to the situation and this can affect your daily life. The good news is there are plenty of things you can try to help cope with anxiety.
https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/anxiety/

Low mood

Feeling low is a part of all of our lives at some stage. Everyone feels upset, sad or disheartened from time to time, but for some of us, it can be a real problem. There areĀ  however things you can do to improve your mood.

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/low-mood/

More links

The NHS website has lots of information about keeping mentally health including dealing with change, how to deal with unhelpful thoughts, sleep and more.
https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/youth-mental-health/

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