The coronavirus crisis can affect us in many different ways: physically, emotionally, economically, socially, and psychologically. Because the virus, is unseen, unknown and seemingly inescapable, it grips us with a sense of dread, driving unhealthy thought patterns and associations.
The issue is dominating the news and conversations everywhere. You can become overwhelmed with information, making life feel difficult or stressful.
During these testing times, we want to encourage you to look after your mental wellbeing, as well as your physical self — this is extremely important.
We have developed steps that you can take to help your wellbeing. Click here to read in full.
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Mental health is a complex issue and its easy to become confused and unclear about its impact.Facts and Myths »
There are five simple steps to help maintain and improve your wellbeing. We want to encourage you to build these into your daily life – think of them as your 'five a day' for wellbeing. We have developed an innovative search engine to help you find the 5 steps near you.Click here to start your first step