How to take care of mental wellbeing while staying at home

How to take care of mental wellbeing while staying at home

How to take care of mental wellbeing while staying at home

Taking care of your mind as well as your body is essential while staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Staying at home may be challenging but remember that you are helping to protect yourself and others by doing so. You may feel anxious, worried or concerned about your finances, your health or those close to you. Please remember that this situation is temporary and, for most of us, these feelings will pass.

Please find below a list of useful links where you can find tips and advice to help you keep on top of your mental wellbeing while staying at home.

Download the latest Bedfordshire and Luton Recovery College newsletter to find more about updates in Bedfordshire and Luton area related to mental health, crisis contact information and online free workshops which can keep you going.

Many individuals have lost their jobs as a result of the coronavirus. You may be worried about work and your financial situation while you have to stay home – these issues can have a big impact on your mental health. To support you through these challenging times, PBIC can help. Part of our offer is free, bilingual career advice delivered under National Career Service. It includes help to find a job, in-work progression, volunteering, work experience, apprenticeships and bespoke training.

PBIC advisors will introduce you to National Career Service tools to help you with your choices on careers, training and work:

  • • Explore Careers: find out what a job involves and if it’s right for you.
  • • Skills Assessment: find out about careers that might be right for you by taking one of our assessments.
  • • Find a Course: find a course to help you improve your current digital skills or study for your future.
  • • Help to Get a Job: find a job that’s right for you with our advice on where to search, how to apply, CVs and interviews.

Many employers are still recruiting, visit the Google search engine for the latest job vacancies in the area of Bedfordshire.

Please remember that the PBIC team is here to support you!
If you have some questions about mental health support or career advice contact the PBIC advisors on  01234 328100, email: Monday to Friday between 9.30am to 3pm.