These video resources will give you information about certain Health and Well-Being concerns and hopefully give you a better understanding of what is happening when you are experiencing such things. Many of the resources will give you strategies and techniques that you can use to better your health and well-being.
Note: Self-help is not suitable for those who are feeling desperate or have frequent suicidal feelings. Please see your GP as soon as possible.
Well-being Signposting Service
Well-being Signposting is a service where you book in for an initial 15 minute appointment with Student Support. During this time you will meet with an appropriate member of staff who will discuss your current situation with you, and then will refer you onto (for example) the Student Counsellor, the Disability & Inclusion Advice Service, Student Funding Advice or another appropriate service/professional either internal or external to the University.
Appointments are available:
Mondays (11am - 12pm)
Tuesdays (9.30am - 10.30am)
Wednesdays (10am - 11am)
in Student Support
To book a 15 minute appointment email:
TED Talk on depression:
8 Relaxation tips for your Mental Health.
Here are a number of online sites with useful resources available at your fingertips. Try them, explore them and see which suit your needs.
NHS MoodZone - "Whatever you need to know about boosting your mood, coping with stress, anxiety or depression or simply improving your overall emotional wellbeing, the NHS Choices Moodzone is here to help. It offers practical, useful information and interactive tools.
NHS Self-Help (Physical Health) and NHS Self-Help (Mental Health) - "These self-help booklets have been written by clinical psychologists with contributions from service users and healthcare staff from Northumberland. Please feel free to download them for your own use. We hope they will be helpful to you but if your problem does not improve please make sure to seek further help. The audio guides have been developed in conjunction with Middlesbrough Hearts and Minds."ideos to support you on your way to feeling better.
Mental Health Foundation (MHF) - "We focus on everyone’s mental health and work across all age ranges - young people, adults and older people – whatever the condition or circumstance."
Mind - "We can help you make choices about treatment, understand your rights or reach out to sources of support."
NHS Choices - Young People and Mental Health (suite) - "An information hub offering young people advice and help on mental health problems including depression, anxiety and stress"