Self Help Resources

Self help techniques can help you to manage your mental health and wellbeing. Below are some resources that you might find helpful.

Our support wheel can help you to identify what support you need.

NHS Self Help Guides

These NHS Self-Help Guides are a useful starting point to understand the difficulties you may be experiencing. They offer guidance on mental health problems from stress, shyness, anxiety and depression to anger, alcohol dependence, domestic violence and eating disorders. Each guide has an introductory video and is available to download as a leaflet or audio file.

Interactive apps and online courses

Health Assured's app provides you with interactive resources to help track and improve your wellbeing. Within the app, you will get access to a library of resources personalised to your preferences, wellbeing articles, videos, mood trackers, 4-week plans, mini health checks and more.

Qwell provides free, safe and anonymous online mental health support whenever you need it.

Living Life to the Full offers free courses tackling low mood, stress and resiliency.

Student Minds offer free, online courses to support you with managing your mental health at university.

Students Against Depression offers comprehensive information on depression, resources to tackle it and the opportunity to discuss it with other UK students.

Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques

Mindfulness is a technique you can learn to be fully present and engaged in the moment without judging anything. It can help you manage your thoughts, feelings and mental health. In addition to our regular workshops, you can find downloadable podcasts to help you relax and feel better. We reccomend choosing a comfortable setting where you can be still and undisturbed.

Disclaimer: Do not listen to podcasts whilst driving or operating machinery.

Mindfulness techniques:


Stress, anxiety and panic: