World Mental Health Day 2019

Posted on 5 October 2019

Come along to events and activities to mark World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10 October 2019.

World Mental Health Day - 10 October

It’s important we all remember to look after both our physical and mental wellbeing and to look out for others who might be suffering in silence. Help and support is always available.

To mark World Mental Health Day 2019, come along to the following events:

Mental health and wellbeing survey

Don't forget to complete the student mental health and wellbeing survey - check your inbox for more information.

Student Mental Health and Psychological Wellbeing Cohort Project

Digital wellbeing: Research, opinions and fairy-tales
Wednesday 9 October 2019
As digital technologies permeate our everyday lives it has become increasingly important that we consider what impact this is having on our wellbeing. In this lecture we will explore some of the key facets of digital wellbeing. We will take a look at current statistics about time spent online and opinions about the impact this has on our wellbeing.

The lecture will provide you with insight into this complex topic by taking you on a tour of the themes we explore in our free three-week online course on Digital Wellbeing online course which starts on Monday 21 October 2019 - sign up now.

Putting mental and physical health on the same page
Thursday 10 October 2019
Learn about the cutting edge mental health research happening across the University and beyond, hear from guest speakers, and experience the 3Sixty interactive space. Famed blogger, The Mental Elf, will also be there to take the conversation outside the room.

Student wellbeing workshops

We offer a number of workshops and groups that provide support and skills that can enhance your wellbeing. Forthcoming workshops include:

Using anxiety as a positive 
Tuesday 8 and Thursday 10 October 2019
Develop an understanding of the type of worry you experience and learn simple strategies to help manage your worry.

Stress control 
Starting Wednesday 16 October 2019
The aim of this six week course is to teach you new skills that can fight stress and its effects. It uses proven, evidenced techniques based on an approach called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. The course is delivered by Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), a service run by the NHS.

Workshops and groups

Need help?

If you are concerned about yourself or someone else, find out what you can do and who you can turn to:

#UoYwellbeing