Looking after yourself and others

Health and wellbeing support

The government has issued guidance on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic.

NHS has information on recovering from coronavirus on Your Covid Recovery.

For community support services, visit Essex Wellbeing Service or your local community hub.

If you are worried about your finances there are organisations that can help you budget your money and manage debt, apply for emergency funding, claim benefits and offer independent financial advice.

Looking after your mental health

Visit the local NHS website for information on local mental health support services.

LiveWell Essex offers information and advice on mental health.

Visit our mental health pages for more information.

Keeping active

There are lots of things you can do to help you stay active.

Active Essex offers tips, guidance and videos on how to stay active.

The NHS website gives advice on the different types physical activity you can do every day.

NHS Change4Life offers support and tools you need to make healthier choices for you and your family.

Mind has advice and tips on how to stay active.

The Health and Safety Executive provides advice and a video on how to work safely and comfortably from home.

Essex Libraries

Join Essex Libraries online to access a range of e-books, e-audiobooks, e-comics, e-magazines and e-newspapers. New online members can use RBdigital and Borrowbox with their membership number to access all the resources.

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