You might be worried about coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it could affect your life. This may include having to stay at home and avoid other people.
This might feel difficult or stressful. But there are lots of things you can try that could help your wellbeing.
This information is to help you cope if:
- you’re feeling anxious or worried about coronavirus
- you’re staying at home and avoiding public places, following Government advice that we should stay at home as much as possible
- you are self-isolating because you, or someone you live with, has symptoms of coronavirus. Self-isolating means that you stay home and keep away from other people.
- Practical advice for staying at home
- Taking care of your mental health and wellbeing
- Support for work, benefits and housing
- Checklist for staying at home
You might also find these links helpful:
- NHS guidance about coronavirus and staying at home, in English.
- Welsh Government guidance about coronavirus and staying at home, in English and Welsh.
- NHS guidance about what to do if you, or someone you live with, has symptoms of coronavirus and you need to self-isolate, in English. This guidance is stricter than the general guidance about staying at home.
Practical advice for staying at home
If you’re staying at home or indoors more than you usually would, this advice may help:
If you are staying at home more than you usually would, it might feel more difficult than usual to take care of your mental health and wellbeing.
These are some ideas which may help:
You might be feeling anxious or uncertain about how your work, benefits or housing will be affected by coronavirus.
Here are some ways to find guidance and support: