Mental and physical health advice
Public Health England (PHE) is currently responding to cases of measles infection in Buckinghamshire.
Measles is a viral illness that is highly infectious. If you become unwell and think it could be measles please exclude yourself from classes until further discussion with your GP. If attending your GP or other healthcare setting with symptoms, please call ahead to make arrangement to reduce the risk of spreading any infection to other patients.
Clinical signs and symptoms of measles include:
• High fever (temperature of 39oC or higher),
• Sore, red, watery eyes,
• Aching and feeling generally unwell,
• A blotchy red/brown rash which usually appears 2-4 days after the initial symptoms.
Visit the NHS website for more information.
Useful resources for mental health advice:
- General advice
- Suicidal feelings
- Anxiety and panic attacks
- Self harm
Useful resources for physical health advice:
- Sleepio, an online sleep improvement programme
- Healthy Minds, for anyone experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression and stress
- Live well stay well, helping you in find the lifestyle support service that is right for you
- Terrence Higgins Trust to help you look after your sexual health
Useful resources for personal safety advice:
- Worried and scared about your safety? The Mix’s safety tips for young people should help
- Crimestoppers have some great tips on some simple precautions you can take to say safe when you are out and about
- Suzy Lamplugh Trust have a whole range of personal safety resources, from online dating safely to attend a festival safely