Mind and mood
Making small changes to your life can have a massive impact on the way you feel. During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak because of so much uncertainty you may be feeling anxious, stressed or worried.
In times like these, our mental health can suffer. We don’t always know that it is happening. You might feel more on edge than usual, angry, frustrated with others, sad or have a foggy head. It’s important to remember that it is ok to feel this way and that everyone reacts differently.
There is so much information out there on mental health that sometimes it may seem overwhelming just where to go to get the right information or support. Please take a look below for the support available depending on how you are feeling.
You can also visit Kind To Your Mind for tips, advice, Apps and online courses to help look after your mental wellbeing.
If you are having thoughts of suicide, are harming yourself or have thoughts about self-harm, it’s important to tell someone. There’s help available to you.
For adults over age 16: call NHS Merseycare on 0151 296 7200, lines are open 24/7.
For children and young people up to age 18: call Alder Hey CAMHS on 0151 293 3577 or freephone 0808 196 3550, lines are open 24/7.
Papyrus is a national charity set up over twenty years ago to prevent the deaths of young people (under the age of 35) by suicide. They offer support to individuals, parents/carers and professionals on how to keep their young people safe in periods of suicidal crisis. Freephone 0800 068 4141, open 9am-10pm weekdays and 2pm-10pm weekends and Bank Holidays.
Whether it be low mood, low energy, feeling stressed, trouble sleeping, or generally having a foggy head there are small changes that can help you feel good.
There are times when we may need more support and a helping hand. For example if you are feeling anxious or depressed over a prolonged period of time or obsessive behaviours that impact on your life . It’s important to know that you are not alone and there are professionals in Liverpool that can help.