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Coping with going into work during coronavirus


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This page gives tips for taking care of your mental health and wellbeing, help with understanding difficult feelings, and ways to find support if you are going into work during the coronavirus outbreak.


If you have to leave your house to go into work during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it might feel like a difficult and stressful time. Knowing how to look after your mental health during the crisis will help you cope with the situation and keep your moods positive where possible.

This page from Mind gives tips for taking care of your mental health and wellbeing, help with understanding difficult feelings, and ways to find support.

It explores emotions you might be experiencing, such as guilt, anger or anxiety, and offers advice on coping with these. It also covers dealing with traumatic situations such as the loss of a loved one or ongoing uncertainty about the future. It also outlines some practical advice, such as understanding your legal rights as a worker and how to follow social distancing guidelines where possible.

Below you’ll find some other resources that relate to people working during the pandemic. You can also use your browser’s Back button to return to the selection you were just looking at, or click here to browse our list of curated toolkits to see if there’s one for you that relates to your sector.

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