“Feelings of anxiety are normal and to be expected, but there are things you can do that will help. “
In total for Scotland £56,060,000 has been shared directly to councils, voluntary groups and the national shielding boxes. £99,000 was allocated to Orkney.
“Pharmacists, supported by their pharmacy teams, will be able to offer consultations for anyone with minor illnesses and provide the appropriate advice and support.”
“I think the ‘Here for you’ service is offering a lifeline to people who need someone to talk to who can empathise with their situation.”
“We’ve never had to deal with a situation like this before, so be kind to yourself and to others, and reach out if you need to talk to someone. Support is there.” Dr John Mitchell
It was a much tougher stance from the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon on Monday 1st of June after reports of people flocking to beauty spots over the weekend.
If you have to self isolate and you have no friends or relations to help out there is a number to call which will direct you to local support services. You will be helped.
Dial-a-bus will be delivering anything in different areas each day.
F.A.C.E. C.O.V.I.D. is a set of practical steps to help you to deal with the natural anxiety you may be feeling at this time.
The MS Society Scotland is launching free online sessions for people who are recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.