Mental Health and wellbeing update

Mental health and wellbeing/updated resources

As time goes on, loneliness and isolation will bring increased anxiety and depression for many. The mental-health fall-out of ‘lock-down’ could be immense.

Jane Keeton, Diocesan Counsellor & Adviser in Pastoral Care, has published some reflections and ‘survival’ tips (mental health) for the current situation. This has a particular focus for those engaged in authorised ministry, but many of the tips may be helpful to everyone (e.g. suggestions on how to structure your day, including making time to enjoy favourite activities and, importantly, managing your exposure to news coverage about coronavirus).

You can download the document here.

A reminder about the series of reflections on how to cope with anxiety and loneliness in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, including simple Christian meditation techniques and five tips, on the Church of England website: Coronavirus

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