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Psychosis

Our Mental Health Advisors can help put support in place if you are experiencing symptoms of Psychosis. If you want to read some further information on what Psychosis 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

Useful links:

Students UK Mental Health Charityhttp://www.studentminds.org.uk/psychosis.html

TED Talks:  The Voices in my Headhttps://www.ted.com/talks/eleanor_longden_the_voices_in_my_head?language=en

A range of downloads for people who experience voice hearing, visual hallucinations or other unusual perceptionshttp://www.hearing-voices.org/resources/free-downloads/

Lincoln Hearing Voices Grouphttp://www.hearing-voices.org/groups/lincoln/

Self help for voices, delusions and paranoiahttp://www.getselfhelp.co.uk/psychosis.htm

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.

Big White Wall (Free) – Provides safe, anonymous support 24/7 to anyone struggling with a range of common mental health issues or who feels burdened by everyday worries and concerns.

Talkspace (Free) – Therapy and Counselling app that connects users with a licensed therapist.

Headspace (Free) – Guided meditations suitable for all levels. Meditation can help improve your focus, exercise mindful awareness, relieve anxiety and reduce stress.