05 Apr

Blog from Peer at Rethink Mental Illness on managing your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak


It’s hard to avoid news about the coronavirus at the moment. But what does that mean for those of us who find the coverage affecting our mental health?

While I believe it’s important to stay informed, having a non-stop stream of notifications and speculation isn’t helping my mental health. In fact, I’d go so far as to say it is starting to make me feel unwell. It is an easy cycle to get into without really trying.

That’s why I’ve created some tips to try and look after myself. I wanted to share them in case you are also feeling overwhelmed:

Take care,

from the Rethink Mental Illness Digital team

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