Covid and Anxiety – Blog

Has being a carer and coping with Covid left you feeling more anxious than ever?

The winner of Great British Bake Off 2015 Nadiya Hussain has spoken openly in the past about her battle with anxiety.   She has said during lockdown restrictions she has “struggled to get out of bed” and there has been “days where I don’t even want to get dressed.”

Coronavirus: Nadiya Hussain shares anxiety ‘struggle’ during lockdown – BBC News

A study by the British Journal of Psychiatry said

“Young people, women, individuals from more socially-disadvantaged backgrounds and those with pre-existing mental health problems reported the worst mental health outcomes in the initial phase of the national lockdown.”

If you are struggling with anxiety there are some great resources at:

Get help with anxiety, fear or panic – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Self-care for anxiety | Mind, the mental health charity – help for mental health problems

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