COVID-19: top tips on alcohol and mental health

Posted on: 26 Mar 2020

 

This is a stressful time for lots of us in the UK and around the world, and in times of stress we can find ourselves drinking more often or more heavily.

On top of that, many of our routines will have changed, which might make it hard to keep on top of how much we’re drinking.

Here are some ways to help you look after your mental health while keeping a happy, healthy relationship with alcohol.

Top tips for general mental wellbeing during the coronavirus outbreak include:

  • Limit your time reading the news and on social media
  • Stay connected with your loved ones
  • Do things that help your mind and body, like exercise and eating healthily

There are more tips in this article from the BBC.

You can also find many more resources on everything from sleep to low mood on the NHS Every Mind Matters website.

 

 

 

Information available from Alcohol Change UK

https://alcoholchange.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help-now/coronavirus-information-and-advice-hub

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