Coronavirus and Mental Health
Over 4 in 5 adults are worried about the effect that coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on their life right now, with more than half saying it affected their wellbeing and nearly half reporting high levels of anxiety.
Public Health England’s (PHE) Every Mind Matters platform has launched new advice focused on looking after people’s mental wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, supported by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’
Further information on how to look after your mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is available at the following links:
Information for carers living with a person with dementia who are having a difficult time during the coronavirus pandemic is available here:
Supporting children during the Coronavirus pandemic
With children and young people being away from school and work, family stress levels can rise and as communities face lockdowns with reduced household income many families are having to cut back on essential health and food expenditures.
This disruption of normal life and routine is particularly hard for children leaving them lonely, scared and stressed all of which can have a serious effect on their mental health.
Public Health England have produced guidelines for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, available at this link.
Further information and advice for supporting children and young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is available at the following links:
Information and advice for children is available at the following links:
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