Mental Health Resources

External Organisations

There are a number of external organisations which provide a great deal of information and resources which might help you find out more about mental health issues.

Mental Health Foundation

A charity aimed at improving the lives of those with mental health problems or learning difficulties.

Mind

A charity providing advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Nightline

A confidential listening, support and practical information service for students. All of their volunteers are students.

Samaritans

Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.

Students Against Depression

Offers information and resources validated by health professionals alongside tips and advice from students who have experienced depression.

Other helplines

This document contains a number of useful organisation and charity helplines that support individuals experiencing emotional difficulties (including mental health crises). 

If you are still unsure or worried about your mental health, please speak to a professional.

Useful Resources

Student Health App

If you're a student with a physical or mental health problem and are not sure what to do next, simply open the app to reduce your worries (learn when it's safe to manage self-treatable health problems yourself), feel more confident (find out how to spot warning signs and know when to seek medical advice) and know where to go (become more confident in navigating the NHS and get the support you need).

Five ways to wellbeing

These postcards provide five simple things that you can do in your daily life to maintain wellbeing. 

How to look after your mental health

Provides ten practical ways to take care of yourself and to get the most out of life.

NHS: Self help guides

NHS Northerland, Tyne & Wear (NTW)'s Mental Health Self Help Guides provide an introduction to self help techniques on many common issues, such as anxiety, depression and low mood, eating disorders, panic, self harm, shyness and social anxiety, sleeping problems and stress.

Mental Health Foundation: A-Z

Provides information on lots of mental health related topics, from alcohol to work-life balance.

Mind: A-Z

Another alphabetical list of mental health related topics.

Mental Health Foundation: Podcasts

Featuring interviews and information regarding health, wellbeing and relaxation.