The spread of coronavirus has created uncertainty and the constant news can feel overwhelming. You may be adjusting to a different way of life, with children off school and many people working from home as well as not seeing family, friends and colleagues.
There is a lot of support available if you need information and advice, whether you want to get help if you need it, to support others around you or would just like some tips to help maintain good mental health at this time.
There are things everyone should be doing to stay well while we are being asked to stay in our homes.
Public Health England has provided some other tips and advice to keep mentally well during this difficult time:
For more advice visit the Public Health England website.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak means that life is changing for all of us for a while. It may cause you to feel anxious, stressed, worried, sad, bored, lonely or frustrated. It's important to remember it is OK to feel this way and that everyone reacts differently. Remember, this situation is temporary and, for most of us, these difficult feelings will pass.
Most importantly, you are not alone and there are organisations to turn to if you feel overwhelmed. Talking can help.Text the word Kent to 85258 or phone 0800 107 0160 for free confidential support at any time.
Other organisations helping residents across the Folkestone and Hythe district are listed here .
It's important to stay active if you can. Kent Sport has resources about how to keep active during lock down.