COVID-19: health and wellbeing guidance

COVID-19: health and wellbeing guidance

Where to find guidance for staying physically and mentally well during coronavirus (COVID-19).

Mental health 

Public Health England has information about what can help your mental health and wellbeing during coronavirus (COVID-19).

You can also get advice and support from:

Find more mental health support services in Bristol through:

Mental wellbeing support for young people

Children and young people can get support from:

Young Minds also has guidance for parents and cares about talking to children and young people about Coronavirus.

Support with bereavement

The National Bereavement Partnership has a helpline for people who've lost loved ones or whose loved ones are ill in hospital or other care settings: 0800 448 0800.

Find organisations in Bristol that offer support with bereavement.

Physical wellbeing 

Activity and exercise 

The NHS recommends you:

  • get at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week  (20 to 30 minutes a day)
  • do strengthening and balance exercises at least 2 days a week

Indoor exercise 

Find ideas for being active at home on:

Outdoor exercise

You could try:

Government guidance says you must try to stay 2 metres away from other people when you exercise outside.

Healthy eating 

Get guidance on healthy eating from:

Relationships, domestic abuse and sexual violence 

Get help if you or someone you know is a victim of abuse of violence.

Relate has advice for relationships during coronavirus.

Alcohol and drug use 

Get support for alcohol or drug use.

Alcohol Change UK has information about accessing alcohol support during coronavirus.


Where to find support to stop smoking.

Easy Read advice

Looking after your feelings and body, Easy Read (GOV.UK)