If you are worried about your health – or that of a fellow student – come along for a confidential chat.
We all have times when we feel stressed, anxious and overwhelmed. These feelings are normal and usually pass quite quickly, but you may need some extra support to get you through tough times. That’s what our Mental Health Advisor, is here for. Don’t suffer in silence – talking about how you’re feeling with a trained advisor can help with lots of different symptoms, including:
09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday
Out of hours and weekends
999 (and contact the duty warden)
09:30 - 16:00 Monday to Thursday
There are lots of reasons to come along for a confidential chat:
As well as the Wellbeing Team at the University, there are also other services where you can access help.
Kooth offers a free online chat service with qualified counsellors 7 days a week (Monday – Friday 12-10pm, Saturday and Sunday 6-10pm), as well as support from the Kooth community, articles written by other young people, and the chance to keep a journal online. It’s free to sign up, just head to www.kooth.com to get started.
Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. They have links to all kinds of support for yourself or to help you support a friend who might be struggling with a wide range of topics. They also have a blog written by students for students. Go to www.studentmindsblog.co.uk where you can search for blog posts by topic – everything from exam stress to life after graduation, eating disorders to anxiety, and many more.