Mental health and Covid-19
Covid-19 has generated a lot of discussion and concern within our communities. This can be stressful and our ability to cope with everyday challenges and keeping mentally healthy can be impacted. For more information and helpful resources visit Head to Health.
Economic hardship and financial worry can greatly impact on our mental health and wellbeing. There are many services available to assist you if you are experiencing financial worries, click here for more information and resources.
Looking after your health
Prioritising looking after your mental and physical health during a pandemic can be difficult, however it's important to do things to keep mentally healthy, which in turn helps us cope with what is thrown at us. You can find ways to maintain your health here.
Worry and anxiety
It's completely normal to be experiencing symptoms of worry and anxiety during uncertain times. It's never been more important to focus on your mental health and there is support for you. You can find more information and resources on coping with anxiety and worry here.
Coping with uncertainty
Uncertainty is difficult to deal with because it's hard to solve issues when you're not sure what the outcome will be. What you can be sure about is having control over how you respond to the situation. You can find helpful tips on coping with uncertainty during Covid-19 here.
How you can keep connected
Keeping connected to people is an important way we can keep mentally healthy. Spending time with others, such as friends and family, helps us to feel cared for and supported. It provides a sense of belonging and community and when you spend time connecting with and supporting others, your wellbeing improves too. For ways to keep connected check out our Activity Finder for activities near you or read our blog for ways our partners can help you keep connected.