Your mental and emotional wellbeing is just as important as your physical health. Here are some links to online advice – please feel free to add any suggestions and links for mental health resources in the comments below, and if you find this information useful please share – we want to reach as many people as possible!
(Video shows different people, including celebrities, looking sad and worried at first but finishing with a smile)
If you’re struggling to cope with everything that’s going on, the Samaritans website has some advice. You can call them day or night on 116 123, or email email@example.com if you don’t need help urgently (they aim to respond within 24 hours).
The mental health charity has a page on Coronavirus and your wellbeing with practical tips and support.
- See our Get Help page for more helplines
- Remember you are allowed to attend a support group (of up to 15 people) if you need to.
Help for children and young people
If you’re a child or young person who’s worried about coronavirus or finding it hard being stuck at home, there’s advice on the Childline website or you can call 0800 1111 7:30 am – 3:30 am.
Here’s a 10 minute Meditation For Inner Peace from the Yoga With Adriene YouTube channel. It might not suit everyone, but if you think it could be right for you, why not watch it through and then give it a go?
(Video shows yoga teacher Adriene Mishler, sitting cross-legged on a rug and speaking directly into the camera, sometimes with eyes closed)