The Government of Canada has emphasized how important it is to take care of your mental health — especially during a crisis, like the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are some tips to help you take care of your mental health:
- Take a break from social media and the News.
- Prioritize healthy meals, exercise, and full night’s sleep.
- Try meditation or mindfulness.
- Stay connected to friends and family while respecting the latest public health guidelines.
There are more tips and ways to get help here.
The Government of Canada has recognized that Canadians have been experiencing more symptoms of anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as:
- Feeling isolated.
- Constant worrying.
- Confusion and sadness.
The Wellness Together Canada online portal has online mental health support and counseling resources.
There are more resources to help you take care of yourself here.