Guidance: COVID-19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing

Public Health England

November 4
17:35 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): an easy-read guide to looking after your feelings and your body

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This guide provides advice on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Guidance on supporting children and young peoples mental health and wellbeing is also available.

For wider guidance on how to protect yourself and others, and actions to take if you think you may have contracted the virus please see Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do.

This guidance will be updated in line with the changing situation. Find out about the new restrictions and what you can and cannot do.

Translated versions have been temporarily removed while being updated.

Published 29 March 2020
Last updated 4 November 2020 +show all updates
  1. Updated guidance in line with national restrictions commencing 5 November 2020.

  2. Removed reference to how many people are allowed to meet. Temporarily removed translations.

  3. Updated guidance on number of people allowed to meet.

  4. Added translated documents in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese CN, Chinese HK, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu.

  5. Updated guidance to reflect the latest social distancing measures.

  6. Added guidance on support bubbles.

  7. Added easy-read guide to looking after your feelings and your body.

  8. First published.

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