COVID-19 and Mental Health

COVID-19 and Mental Health
The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast
COVID-19 and Mental Health
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Episode 36 May 18, 2021 00:28:18

Show Notes

Welcome to the **Somerset Emotional Wellbeing (SEW) podcast**! In this episode, **COVID-19 and Mental Health**, our hosts **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw** discuss **the pandemic and how it has affected our mental health** in detail. During the conversation, they discuss **what the impact of COVID-19 has been on our mental health**, **how we are all “in different boats in the same storm”** and **how long COVID and the lasting effects of the pandemic could affect us as we move forwards**. The **SEW podcast** is a **free weekly show** hosted by **Dr. Andrew Tresidder** and **Dr. Peter Bagshaw**. In each episode, the doctors discuss a different topic related to mental and emotional wellbeing and often invite **expert guests** to join them in conversation. The show is aimed at the people of Somerset and beyond; the advice and guidance provided should apply to anybody who needs it, whenever they need it. All episodes of SEW are now available to listen to free through **Spotify**, **Apple Podcasts**, **Deezer**, **Google Podcasts**, **Amazon Podcasts**, [https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co](https://somersetemotionalwellbeing.podiant.co)/ or wherever you get your podcasts! **We’d like to hear from you!** If you would like to let us know what you think of the show, or to suggest guests and topics for us to cover, please get in touch with us by emailing: [[email protected]]([email protected]) Thank you for listening, see you next time! Please note: The opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the NHS or any other organisation unless expressly stated [Health and Self-Care](https://healthandself.care/) - Self-care is really important! We all know to put fuel into the car, to make sure we have an income into our bank account - but many of us ignore the Bank of Health. We continually take out, and forget to put in - what we forget is that if we keep taking out, sooner or later the Health Account becomes seriously overdrawn - and we become unwell. [Mindline Somerset](https://www.mindinsomerset.org.uk/our-services/adult-one-to-one-support/mindline/) - To help address the emotional health needs of the public, Mindline (run by Mind in Somerset) has extended their hours so people can call and talk to someone about their anxieties and worries. Call 01823 276892

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