Helpful Information to Start
To keep up to date with the latest information on lockdowns and outbreaks, you can find it at ABC News online.
We have developed a number of resources specifically designed to help our clients and others manage with the impact of lockdown. You can find a number of these resources on the page below.
The first episode of our practice podcast, Psych Spiels and Silver Linings is called Finding Flow within Four Walls. In the podcast, which was released at the start of the pandemic, we discuss how to maintain a positive attitude whilst in lockdown.
Listen on the player below or scroll down for more resources.
You may also wish to listen to Exercising in Exile, an episode about maintaining physical activity whilst in lockdown or restricted.
If the tension at home is rising, which is understandable with all that’s going on, check out Quelling Quarrels in Quarantine, our podcast episode about managing conflict whilst in lockdown or at times of extra stress.
Related to Pandemic Fatigue
Dealing with Pandemic Fatigue (an article about managing with pandemic fatigue)
Lightening the Load (podcast episode about coping with prolonged stress, particularly in the context of a lockdown)
If You’re Unable to Get in to a Psychologist
A Recipe of Resources (podcast episode about the many online resources that are available for mental health)
Know Where to Turn When the Mind Unwinds (article discussing available resources that you can turn to when you can’t get in to see a psychologist)
Supporting Someone to Seek Help (podcast episode about strategies for supporting someone else who’s struggling)
Other Content Tailored for People in Lockdown
Gaining Gratification Through Goals (podcast episode about ways of boosting your wellbeing through the identification and pursuit of goals)
Mental Health Literacy Eases Panic (article about when mental health literacy is and the benefit that it brings)
Signs Alert Us For Our Need to Care (article about how to identify when our stress is getting on top of us and what we can do about it)