How can I support myself and people around me? COVID-19 is causing anxiety, so you should take care of yourself and maintain your support networks. Here is a couple of tips for taking care of you mental health: Avoid too much media coverage of COVID-19. Check the key new bulletins to make sure you’re getting information from trusted sources. Take care of yourself – check out some breathing techniques, do a home-work out from YouTube or practice some mindfulness. Try and eat as healthy as you can. Get plenty of sleep. Avoid too much alcohol. Make time to unwind and relax – grab a bath or a long hot shower. Take up a new hobby – read, learn a language or get in touch with your creative side.