During this time of uncertainty it is important that we make sure we take care of our wellbeing and mental health. Below I have listed some useful sites which offer great advice on how to manage your anxiety and useful suggestions on things to do if you are in self-isolation.
Mind offer a variety of tips on looking after your mental health, as well as activities to keep you busy if you are in self-isolation.
The Mental Health Foundation also offer a range of advice on maintaining good mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak.
NHS Mindfulness Tips:
Online Support Communities:
Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard.
Join your neighbourhood where you can post questions and receive responses from your neighbours, offer help and contact if you need any assistance or support.
Breathing Space Scotland
0800 83 85 87 - advisors are available in the evenings (6pm - 2am) and at the weekends (24 hours) for anyone feeling low, anxious or isolated.
The Silver Line
0800 470 89 90- friendship and advice available 24 hours a day for older people.
116 123 - volunteers who will listen or talk through your worries (available 24 hours).