Tips to help if you are worried about 

  The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means that life is changing for all of us for a while. It may cause you to feel anxious, stressed, worried, sad, bored, lonely or frustrated.It's important to remember it is OK to feel this way and that everyone reacts differently. Remember, this situation is temporary and, for most of us, these difficult feelings will pass.There are some simple things you can do to help you take care of your mental health and wellbeing during times of uncertainty. Doing so will help you think clearly, and make sure you are able to look after yourself and those you care about. 
  We would like to share some tips to help you take care of your mental health during this questioning time in our life. By following these tips you will be better able to think clearly and care for those you love.

1. Stay connected with people. Maintaining healthy relationships with people we trust is important for our mental wellbeing.
2. Feel prepared. Working through the implications of staying at home should help you feel more prepared and less concerned.

3. Look after your body. Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, drink enough water and exercise regularly. Avoid smoking or drugs, and try not to drink too much alcohol.

4. Stick to the facts. Think about how possibly inaccurate information could affect others too. Try not to share information without fact-checking against credible sources.

5. Do things you enjoy. Focusing on your favourite hobby, relaxing indoors or connecting with others can help with anxious thoughts and feelings.

6. Focus on the present. Focusing on the present, rather than worrying about the future.

7. Support and help others. Helping someone else can benefit you as well as them, so try to be a little more understanding of other people's concerns, worries or behaviours at this time.

8. Look after your sleep. Good-quality sleep makes a big difference to how we feel mentally and physically, so it is important to get enough.