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Supporting your wellbeing

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We know the announcement about the second lockdown has raised understandable concerns, including the impact on your health and wellbeing - this article provides information on the support available to you.

Our  Student Wellbeing Service remains available to support you and mental health support will continue to be available to students.  Please contact wellbeing@gre.ac.uk to book an online or phone appointment.  

Our Counselling service offers confidential one to one support by phone.  To book an appointment please contact counselling@gre.ac.uk.  You will be offered the next available appointment for both services however, please be aware that there may be a waiting time for your appointment. 

The Students' Union Advice Service is also available for you to use.  It offers free and confidential advice for all students, and is independent to the university.

Online mental health support and useful resources

Togetherall

A safe online community to support your mental health, 24/7.  You can access this service for free when you register on the website using your university email address:  www.togetherall.com

Student Space

Student Space is here for you through the pandemic, making it easier to find the support you need. However you're feeling help and guidance is available. 

You can explore a range of trusted information, services and tools to help you with the challenges of student life: studentspace.org.uk

Mind

Mind have tips for taking care of your mental wellbeing during the Coronavirus pandemic, including advice for coping in the winter: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/

Student Minds

​Student Minds is the UK's student mental health charity.  They empower students and members of the university community to look after their own mental health, support others and create change: https://www.studentminds.org.uk/

NHS: Mental health support for everyone

The NHS recognise that being a student can already be quite a stressful time, navigating through higher education which isn't made any easier by Covid-19.  They stress that you aren't alone, the NHS is here for you.

They have put together a guide - What to do if you're a student and it's all getting too much - which provides useful advice for you, and if you think someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, emergency or breakdown.

Don't be afraid to ask for help, there is a lot of support available to you.