Our Mental Health Advisors can help put support in place if you are experiencing symptoms of Anxiety (including panic attacks). If you want to read some further information on what Anxiety is and how it might 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
To check dates and to book, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety and anxiety-based depression by providing information, support and understanding - https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk
Self-help guide for individuals experiencing symptoms of anxiety – http://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/Anxiety.asp
UK Student Mental Health Charity – http://www.studentminds.org.uk/anxiety-disorders.html
Youtube video by Kaelyn and Lucy on recognising and managing anxiety alongside her personal story – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O53tADdnEs
Explains anxiety and panic attacks, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family – http://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/anxiety-and-panic-attacks/#.V6hg9-9wacw
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.
Sam (Free) – Self-help for Anxiety Management
Mindshift (Free) – MindShift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety
Headspace (Free) – Guided meditations suitable for all levels. Meditation can help improve your focus, exercise mindful awareness, relieve anxiety and reduce stress.