Mental health and wellbeing throughout the Covid-19 outbreak

Published: 31 March 2020


During these difficult circumstances, daily life may be very different and frustrating. However, by following guidance on social distancing and staying at home, you are helping to protect yourself, your family and friends, the wider community and the NHS.

At this time, you may feel a range of emotions, from being anxious to feeling bored. It is crucial that you take care of your mind as well as your body and seek further support if you need it.

Please see below the advice on mental wellbeing from Public Health England and the NHS. There is also an easy-to-read and clear guide to looking after your mind and body during the coronavirus outbreak. Please seek support and talk about how you are feeling.


Public Health England advice on GOV.UK

NHS - Every Mind Matters

NHS - List of mental health helplines 

Wellbeing guide