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Distressing Thoughts

Our Mental Health Advisors can help put support in place if you have distressing thoughts including suicidal feelings. If you want to read some further information on distressing thoughts is and how they could affect you, you can find that by clicking this link.

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms described, or if you are worried about your mental health, then please make an appointment to discuss with your GP as soon as possible.

Understandably there may be times when have more difficulty completing your studies due to the way you are feeling. There is support available to help you with this. If you find that your mental health is affecting you or your ability to study, please come to a drop in session at the Student Wellbeing Centre as soon as possible.

Drop in sessions:
Monday to Friday: 12.00pm to 2.00pm
Thursdays (term time only): 5.00pm to 7.00pm

Useful Links:

Students Against Depression: Surviving Suicidal Thoughts – http://studentsagainstdepression.org/get-support/check-suicide-and-self-harm/surviving-suicidal-thoughts/

Samaritans 24hr support line: How we can help you – http://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you

Apps:

Our top App: ESC Student (Free) – Specifically tailored for young adults, this app provides information on both physical and mental health, offering self-help guidance and advice on when professional support is needed.

Suicide Safety Plan (Free) – An app to help you create a personal safety plan in times of crisis, or to prevent crisis.

Stay Alive by Grassroots (Free) – This app is a pocket suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information to help you or someone you know stay safe.

Suicide?Help! (Free) – As well as providing detailed information about suicide, such as how to get help and what signs to look for in others, this app also provides details of services.