Looking after your mental and physical health while at home

Explore advice to keep yourself healthy during the COVID-19 crisis, including Keep Moving Suffolk and Five Ways to Wellbeing.

If you have to stay at home due to coronavirus (COVID-19), you may be feeling bored, anxious or lonely. Depending on your personal circumstances, there may also be other issues to consider from finances to childcare.

It’s important to understand how you're feeling, and to do some simple things which can help you feel better. This includes looking after yourselves and others and making time for your mental health and wellbeing.

The good news is that there are plenty of easy, free and meaningful things we can do to increase our wellbeing.

Healthy Suffolk

You can find plenty of resources on the Healthy Suffolk website, including our Five Ways to Wellbeing advice.

The site also includes videos and practical tips on:

  • managing anxiety
  • keeping active
  • sleeping well
  • eating healthily

Visit the Healthy Suffolk website

Emotional Wellbeing, mental health and learning disabilities information hub

Looking after your emotional wellbeing, mental and physical health is incredibly important, and never more so than during the current coronavirus COVID-19 situation.

Having good mental health helps us to feel resilient and able to face life’s challenges. It can also help us feel healthier and happier and there are often some simple ways to achieve this.

The COVID-19 Emotional Wellbeing, mental health and learning disabilities information hub contains a wealth of resources for adults, young people, those with learning disabilities and professionals, to support emotional wellbeing and mental health.

Visit the Hub

Keep Suffolk Moving

You can find lots of information and ideas on the Keep Suffolk Moving website, including advice for exercising: 

  • outdoors
  • in your home
  • if you're older
  • for children

Visit the Keep Suffolk Moving website