Mental wellbeing and coronavirus

Right now it may be harder to do the things you usually do to keep us well, but there are things you can do to look after your mental wellbeing during this time.

This is an unprecedented scenario, and it is okay to feel stressed or anxious. This is entirely normal, and it is highly likely that many of your family and friends will be feeling the same way.

We’ve put together the following resource links which you may find useful in protecting your mental wellbeing.

You can find more resources on mental health information and other resources in our dedicated coronavirus information hub.

Coping with stress during coronavirus

The World Health Organization has put together tips for coping with stress during coronavirus.

If you urgently need help

We’ve put together a list of organisations who can help if you need to speak to someone.

Staying mentally healthy when working from home

12 tips on how to get the most out of working from home while looking after yourself and your mental health.

Mental health and isolation

Tips to help you protect your mental health during self-isolation

Mental health information during coronavirus

Mental health information which could be useful in these difficult times.

Helping loved ones with their mental health

Information to help your support family and friends with their mental health

Mindfulness: free guided meditation

The Mindfulness Association is hosting free daily sessions online which are open to everyone.

Blog | Coronavirus advice for parents and carers

Dr Eileen Lockhart from the Royal College of Psychiatrists shares advice for families with young people with existing mental health problems.

10 minute workouts

Exercise can benefit your mental health. NHS Scotland shares details on short, equipment-free workouts