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Your Wellbeing: Beyond the campus

A guide to resources, events and support for student wellbeing at the Medway campus.

Get Your Mind Plan

Every Mind Matters

Get your mind plan! Take a short quiz about how you’re feeling and any specific worries you may have at the moment and get tailored advice and free mental health resources brought to you by NHS and Public Health England.

Talking Therapies

Medway Talking Therapies

If you’ve noticed a change in your mood, are feeling low, or anxious - perhaps not sleeping at night or struggling to cope… Talking Therapies may be able to help you. These free NHS services, now delivered online, can help coach you to better mental wellbeing.

Medway Talking Therapies provides free and confidential therapy for people aged 18+ years, who are registered with a Medway GP.

They can help if you are experiencing common mental health issues such as:

They also offer a range of talking therapies, such as counselling or CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).

You can self-refer yourself to these services online.

Tel: 0300 029 3000

Email: medway@insighthealthcare.org

Health and Wellbeing apps

Couch to 5K app Thrive app
CatchIt app Feeling Good app
NHS Smokefree app Easy Meals app

Mental Health Support

Student MindsStudent Minds

Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity 

Whether you are looking for support for your own mental health at university, or support for a friend or loved one, you can contact Student Minds. 

If you need help now, TEXT ‘STUDENT’ to 85258

Call FREE on 0808 189 5260 between 4pm and 11pm

Get free, confidential support over webchat from a trained volunteer, from 4pm to 11pm every day.

Email: students@themix.org.uk

Find more help, advice and resources containing information on different challenges that university life can bring on Student Minds website.


Samaritans 116 123Samaritans

Whatever you are going through, a Samaritan will be there for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Whether you are struggling to cope  and having a difficult time, or you are worried about someone else. 

Call 116 123 for FREE any time, day or night 

Email: jo@samaritans.org (Response time 24 hrs)

Try Samaritans Self-Help app

 

 


Shout 85258 - here for you 24/7Shout 85258

Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. 

Trained volunteers are there for you 24/7 to listen and support you to get to a calmer and safe place. 

To start a conversation, text the word 'SHOUT' to 85258 

 

 

 

Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity that helps people affected by all types of crime and provides free confidential support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for people affected by crime and traumatic events — regardless of whether they have reported the crime to the police or when it occurred and for as long as it is needed.

Call free 24/7 Supportline on 08 08 16 89 111

Start a live chat or fill in online form for support and advice.