Covid-19 Special - Mental Health advice during quarantine

Being stuck in at home is a reality for a lot of people when things are normal.... mental health will always be a challenge when you are unable to leave your home. Now with global quarantine, this is affecting the vast majority of us, we have put some useful hints together to help you focus on your mental health during this time.



Top tips for mental health during Covid-19 stay at home:

Reactions you may feel include:


  • Fear and worry about your own health status and that of your loved ones
  • Changes in sleep or eating patterns
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Worsening of chronic health problems
  • Increased use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs


Things you can do to support yourself:

  • Avoid excessive exposure to media coverage of Covid-19
  • Take care of your body. Take deep breaths, stretch or meditate. Try to eat healthy, well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, get plenty of sleep and avoid alcohol and drugs.
  • Make time to unwind and remind yourself that strong feelings will fade
  • Connect with others and share your concerns and how you are feeling with friends or family members
  • Maintain healthy relationships
  • Maintain a sense of hope and positive thinking


Take care of your wellbeing:


  • Connect with people
  • Decide on your routine
  • Try to keep active
  • Keep your mind stimulated
  • Take care with news and information
  • Find ways to relax and be creative





Covid-19 Special - Mental Health advice during quarantine