If you are feeling anxious, worried or overwhelmed at the moment then that is perfectly normal.
You may be worried about your health, the health of your loved ones, concerned about money or feeling stressed at home.
The good news is that there are lots of things that we can do to look after our emotional health, even at this time.
Most of the ideas don't cost anything and we can start many of them right now.
We've collected together a list of websites, support lines, videos and apps with some great tips to help you to look after your emotional health.
Children's Guide to Coronavirus: this guide, produced by the Children's Commissioner aims to answer children's questions about Coronavirus and provides suggestions about staying safe and active.
'Someone I know has Coronavirus' is just one example of free resources available at https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/category/free-resources/coronavirus-support
Information and support for parents and carers in supporting children and young people in relation to COVID-19, includes access to parenting coaches online. Section for Top Tips for foster carers and adoptive parents during this difficult time.
Boosting your emotional wellbeing
Evidence suggests there are 5 steps you can take to help improve your mental health and wellbeing, these are connect, be active, take notice, keep learning and give. You'll be pleased to know that you can still do these 5 steps, even from your own home.
Spend time developing and nurturing relationships with friends, family, neighbours and colleagues. Befriending services can help support you if you are feeling lonely and isolated, find out more about befriending services in Derbyshire.
Take a look at the Time Swap Scheme if you are looking for ways to connect with others. The scheme encourages local communities to share their skills and talents.