To Pat / 14 Mar 2020
Topic: Corona Virus
Is it normal to feel anxious about corona virus
From Pat / 20 Mar 2020
Hi there, you are very welcome to Ask Pat.
It sounds like you are feeling anxious about the Corona Virus. Childline would understand that you may be feeling anxious at this time. It is indeed a difficult time for everybody and we are hearing such difficult and sad news on the tv and radio. Is is difficult to escape and this creates feelings of unease and anxiety.
You would have the right to talk about these feelings and our phone line is open 24 hours a day at 1800 666 666 and we are here to offer support in a non judgemental way, We can also explore some options that may be available to you, if you would like to talk a little more about this. You could also have a chat with us by text by texting to 50101. Our service is free also.
Thank you for contacting Ask Pat and we wish you well.