You might be worried about coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) and how it could affect your life. This may include being asked to stay at home or avoid other people.
This might feel difficult or stressful. In the coming weeks and months, it is incredibly important that you look after your own mental health and wellbeing. Please share the resources below with friends and family, especially with anyone with known mental health problems.
MIND has an excellent section on corona and your Wellbeing, including planning for being indoors for 2 weeks, taking care of your mental health during this time and a checklist for staying at home for 2 weeks | https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/
The Mental Health Foundation have specific tips for staying positive during this time | https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak
HEADSPACE is offering FREE GLOBAL support during the outbreak. This is brilliant at making sure you have focused mindfulness and stress-relief within your day | https://www.headspace.com/
CALM app similar | https://www.calm.com/
HAPPIFY also free app that helps overcome negative thoughts and anxiety using positive psychology | https://my.happify.com/
This is a great article on HOW TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS about corona virus | https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/