During this period, it’s quite normal to feel stressed, disoriented, fearful, depressed or angry. Don’t suppress your emotions.
There are various organizations, initiatives and professional care providers that can help you. An overview:
Dealing with stress in times of corona: a collaboration between the Red Cross Flanders, the FPS Public Health and the Flemish Government.
Tips for care providers: a collaboration between the Red Cross Flanders, the FPS Public Health and the Flemish Government.
Where can I call for support ?
- CHS helpline: If you need someone to talk to, you can call the Community Help Service. They listen to all your questions and concerns and provide support in English. You can reach them on 02 648 40 14 (24/7).
Get routine in your day-to-day life
You have to stay at home, it feels like the walls are closing in and you’re bored. This is normal: your life has been turned upside down. Maintain a healthy lifestyle. Get up and go to bed at regular times. Plan your day and your week. Keep to the schedule you’ve drawn up. Eat healthy, balanced meals. Make time for physical exercise and schedule phone calls with your friends and family.