How to cope if you are feeling anxious about the outbreak
It may seem overwhelming that no matter where you look, be it social media, news channels, or even the conversation point on everyones lips, Coronavirus seems to be dominating our everyday lives.
It's no secret then why people, regardless of whether they have been personally impacted or not, can begin to feel anxious about the pandemic.
Student Minds are an organisation that empower students in Unviersities to look after their own mental health. In times like this, it is even more important than usual. Their website is a great place to look at information regarding how to look after your mental health in regards to Coronavirus. On this page you can access lots of different resources such as guidance, how to support friends and family, and external resources.
Student Space has updated advice and guidance for the Christmas holiday period. Find out more at https://studentspace.org.uk/wellbeing/the-christmas-break
Sophie, a student blogger for Student Minds, gives her tips on managing and taking care of your mental health:
Every Mind Matters
Every Mind Matters have a great section on Coronavirus and Anxiety, which can be asccessed here.
Cruse Bereavement Care have a great section on their website on how to deal with bereavement which includes fact sheets and useful external links.
Student Wellbeing provides a range of wellbeing interventions and we also offer Counselling for staff. To find out more email email@example.com
In addition, as a student or staff member, you can access Silvercloud health (online self help) for free. We recommend you sign up www.sunderland.ac.uk/silvercloud and access Space from Anxiety.
The NHS have released a brilliant booklet on how to look after yourself and others in terms of your mental and physical wellbeing. It contains ideas, tips, and a handy wellbeing plan. Click here to read the booklet.