How to manage OCD and anxiety amid the coronavirus

Posted: 12-03-2020

Covid-19, a new form of coronavirus, is dominating the news. It's a worrying time for everyone, but for those who suffer from health anxiety and/or a form of obsessive compulsive disorder involving repetitive hand-washing to manage an obsessive fear of germs, it may feel particularly challenging. National Mind has launched a new online page for people who are feeling anxious about coronavirus, who may have been asked to self-isolate and follow strict hygiene rules. It covers how to plan for staying at home, including adding structure and variety to your day, and how to manage rolling news coverage. It will be updated as the ongoing situation develops.

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