Covid-19 Mental Health Factsheets
COVID-19 and looking after your mental health. Coronavirus or COVID-19 is a new illness which has disrupted normal daily living for many of us and is presenting people with increased uncertainty and rapid changes. Read more here.
Working from home for long periods of time can initially feel exciting but when we start to feel isolated from our colleagues and remote the initial excitement can wear off quickly. We can all take steps to feel connected. Read more here.
What day is it? We are all experiencing how the days roll into one. Depression is a mood disorder and it is estimated that 1 in every 4 people experiencing significantly depressed mood at some time in their life. We are all at risk but we are all able to do something to keep our mood buoyant. Read more here.
Experiencing increased anxiety during COVID-19 is understandable given the uncertainty we are being faced with. Anxiety is a normal response to thinking about threats in the future. Add uncertainty and our usual effective problem-solving skill may become ineffective and we need to take control of what we can. Read more here.
As the ongoing spread of the coronavirus continues, the effect on the global economy is becoming more real to everyone and many people are fearing to lose their jobs, livelihoods and financial stability where for the first time ever for some people it may be the first time affected by financial difficulties. Read more here.
In terms of our mental health, the coronavirus pandemic is only the first wave that will last 3- 7 years. Organisations can offer support in the disruption, adaption and preparation (for re-emergence) phases, and the general impact on the global economy. Read more here.
The scale of the COVID-19 crisis is disrupting our personal and working lives. We are facing new challenges that are having an impact on our mental health. This module aims to support you in finding helpful ways to cope and adjust to these extraordinary circumstances. Read more here.