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Coronavirus

Looking after your mental wellbeing

We are living through a difficult time and it is more important than ever to look after your mental health and wellbeing.

You'll find some tips, advice and ideas below to help you look after yourself and others.

Are you a young person looking for advice? Take a look at our page for children and young people.
 


Why is my mental wellbeing important?
It's important to look after yourself and the way you feel
Read more about mental wellbeing

How to look after your mental wellbeing
There are lots of things you can do to improve your wellbeing
Find tips for looking after your wellbeing

How to access support
There are services out there to support you and others you may be worried about
Find the support you need

 

Why is my mental wellbeing important?

We are living through a difficult time and it is more important than ever to look after your mental health and wellbeing.

We are all feeling lots of strong emotions such as grief, anxiety, fear, anger, love, pride and sadness. Some of these feelings might be hard to explain or name. They may come and go in waves.

It is ok that we have these feelings, as things are different and uncertain - so try not to judge yourself on how you are feeling.

These feelings may make us feel tired, you may react differently, and you may find it hard to concentrate or remember things.

How to look after your mental wellbeing

Not being able to meet up with family and friends, or go to the places you normally enjoy will be hard for everyone. By following the latest advice, you are doing your part to protect the most vulnerable people in our families and communities.

You may need to learn new ways of doing the things you enjoy. You may need to learn new skills and find different ways to take care of your mental wellbeing.

Try finding out what might help you. These might be:

Here are some links to online resources you may find helpful:


Mental Health Foundation
Information on how to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak. Includes tips on general mental health and wellbeing, employers and employees, and looking after yourself while staying at home.

Mind Cymru
Information on coronavirus and your wellbeing. Includes tips on planning for staying at home and taking care of your mental health and wellbeing.

How to access support

There are services to support you and others you may be worried about. Talking about your worries and problems can make things easier.

Speak to someone if you're not okay

Latest information on COVID 19

Always remember to access reliable sources of information:

This information has been collated as part of the work being led by the Covid 19 - Mental Health Incident Group in Wales. The material is being quality assured through these arrangements. This includes calling on expert advice from a panel of experts, clinicians and the voluntary sector where necessary. All material and links provided on the website site have been subject to these arrangements.