Emotional wellbeing and mental health support

1. Staying well

By following guidance on social distancing, as well as good hand and respiratory hygiene, you're helping to protect yourself, your family, the NHS and your community.

You can find information and ways to help you take care of your wellbeing on the MIND website.

You can also find information on how to look after your mental health and tips on staying well during these uncertain times on the Mental Health Foundation website.

If you're feeling lonely or socially isolated you can find some helpful tips that can ease loneliness and details of local and national support on the Sector 3 website.

Support if you’re feeling anxious, stressed, low or not okay

Do not hesitate to ask for support if you need it.

You can find support that's available in Stockport on other pages in this section. It is also summarised in the leaflet below.

If you know someone who would benefit from this information, but they do not have access to the internet, you can print them a copy.

Support in Stockport if you're feeling anxious, stressed or low.

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You can request free printed copies of either the poster or leaflet to display and distribute by emailing info.wellbeing@stockport.gov.uk, stating the numbers required.

For information about children and young people’s mental wellbeing visit our children, young people and families page.

Worrying about money can cause ongoing feelings of stress and make you feel worse. If you or anyone you know is struggling with finances, you can visit our money advice and support pages. You can find information about help available with Council Tax, Council Tax support, Housing Benefits and emergency financial support during coronavirus.

Public Health England Guidance

Public Health England has issued helpful guidance on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak. It will be updated in line with the changing situation.

The guidance includes:

• advice on what you can do to help your mental wellbeing
• staying at home
• where to get further support
• additional advice for groups with specific mental health needs
• people with a learning disability
• autistic people
• older people
• people living with dementia
• dealing with a mental health crisis or emergency

You can find guidance on the Public Health England website.

Helpful tips on staying well

You can find some helpful advice and tips on staying well on our look after your health and wellbeing page.