School of Humanities

World Mental Health Day

We’re living through challenging times, and worries and anxieties can be hard to handle. Here are some resources you might find useful if you would like some advice or support to help you deal with what’s on your mind right now.

Be mental health aware.

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Resources Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Resources - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) has been proven to help mental health problems. Their website provides CBT self help and therapy resources, including worksheets and information sheets, plus videos and self help mp3s.
Head Talks Head Talks aims to inform, inspire and engage those interested in mental health and wellbeing. Find people speaking about their own experience, a wide range of experts and healers sharing tips and insights to work towards better mental health and wellbeing.
Hub of Hope A web based app, tracks down the nearest service that may help. You enter the postcode of where you are and what support you want and it tells you local places and whether they are open.
Mental Health UK Mental Health UK supports people affected by mental health problems including friends, family and carers. Working across the UK, we bring together expertise from national charity partners to improve understanding and provide vital care.
Mind Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Samaritans Samaritans – 116 123 freephone, 24/7Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. They won’t judge you or tell you what to do, they’ll listen to you.
SANE SaneLine 0300 304 7000 offers emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental health problems through their helpline, Textcare and their online Support Forum, where people share their feelings and experiences.
Togetherall Their community is there to help you through difficult feelings you’re experiencing, even if you’ve never felt comfortable talking about them before. You can connect anonymously with others who can relate to how you’re feeling and use a range of tools to better understand those feelings.


Staff specific resources
Employee Hub Log in here to access the Employee Assistance Programme. EAP, operated and run by Care First, is available to provide you and your loved ones with both practical information and emotional support for any issue you may be facing.
Care First A freephone service, available 24/7 to all employees. Every call will be answered by a Care First counsellor, accredited to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).  You can access the service directly by calling 0808 168 2143. 


Student specific resources
UoN Mental Health They provide pro-active information about how you can take care of your mental health, and information about specialist services you can access if you are struggling.
Humanities Support A friendly community with approachable staff who will support you personally and academically. Personal tutors act as a gateway to the University. Peer mentors are specially trained students from your department who will help you settle into both academic and student life.

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