We've put together some guidance for ways to support your mental health while working from home.

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Self-care tips

It's more important than ever to be kind to ourselves, set aside time to look after ourselves, and stay connected with others. Here are some ideas that may be helpful: 

Address Your Stress

A toolkit for tackling stress, including simple self-care tips, understanding your Stress Container, and a weekly wellbeing check-up.

Empower Half Hour
30 minute activities to boost your wellbeing during the workday. Why not schedule a virtual Empower Half Hour with colleagues to help you stay connected. Which ones can you make work over a video call? Are there any others you can try? 

Helpful resources

Public Health England - Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19) 
Government advice on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

City Mental Health Alliance - Supporting colleagues
Resources to help organisations support their colleagues, including how to manage remote teams in challenging times.

Every Mind Matters - Coronavirus and wellbeing
Includes ten tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus, and advice on maintaining your wellbeing while staying at home.

Mental Health At Work - Coronavirus and isolation: supporting yourself and your colleagues 
Mental Health At Work has grouped together resources to support one another’s mental health through the outbreak and through working remotely. 

Mental Health Foundation - Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak
Some tips to help you, your friends and your family to look after your mental health, including how to avoid rumour and speculation which can fuel anxiety.

Mind - Coronavirus and your wellbeing 
Information including practical advice for staying at home, taking care of your mental wellbeing, and finding support for benefits or housing.

Rethink Mental Illness - Covid-19 and mental illness
Online hub of practical support and information for people living with, or supporting people with mental illness.

Samaritans - If you're worried about your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak
Support and guidance for anyone worried about their mental health. 

Student Minds - Coronavirus resources
Guidance for the university community on looking after your mental health, including ways you can support friends and family, guidance for those experiencing xenophobia and racism, and for those with ongoing mental health difficulties.