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Taking care of your mental health during COVID-19 – infographic - text version

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It's important you look after your mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Here's where you can go for help and support.

Stay connected

Keep in touch with friends and family via email, social media, video conferencing or telephone.

Maintain a healthy lifestyle

  • Establish a regular daily routine.
  • Get plenty of sleep and eat nutritious meals.
  • Engage in exercise and physical activities that you like.

Stay postive

Remember that this period of self-isolation and quarantine is temporary and follows expert advice to help contain the virus.

Stay informed

Obtain accurate information from reliable sources like the Australian Government and the World Health Organization.

Seek support

Mental health services are available if you're feeling anxious worried or overwhelmed.

Click here to view the Taking care of your mental health during COVID-19 infographic.

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Last reviewed: April 2020

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