A-Z of resources

There is a wide range of both resources available online to help you find information and advice on issues you may be facing.

A-Z of resources

Resources are listed alphabetically by topic. The links and resources are all approved by us as reliable and detailed.

Alcohol and drugs

Anger management

Anxiety and social anxiety

  • MoodGYM
    A popular interactive program that teaches cognitive-behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with anxiety. MoodGYM has been extensively researched and its effectiveness has been demonstrated in randomised controlled trials. Participation is free and anonymous.
  • e-couch
    e-hub’s latest interactive self-help program includes modules for social anxiety, generalised anxiety and depression. It provides self-help training drawn from cognitive, behavioural and interpersonal therapies as well as relaxation and exercise. Participation is free and anonymous. 
  • Social Anxiety UK
  • NHS resources on anxiety (PDF and MP3)

Assertiveness

Autism spectrum conditions

Bereavement

Bipolar disorder

Bullying

Chronic fatigue

Crisis

Depression

  • Students Against Depression
  • BBC Health - Depression
  • BluePages
    Comprehensive, evidence-based information about depression and its treatment (including medical, psychological and alternative therapies). There are interactive depression and anxiety quizzes, descriptions of the experience and symptoms of depression, a relaxation download, and extensive resources for help. Participation is free and anonymous.
  • BlueBoard
    An online support group for people affected by depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and borderline personality disorder. It aims to destigmatise mental disorders, and to provide support, hope and opportunities for consumers and carers to share successful coping strategies. The group is moderated by consumers, with clinician support and strict protocols to enhance safety. Participation is free and anonymous.
  • MoodGYM
    Popular interactive program that teaches cognitive-behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression. It has been extensively researched and its effectiveness has been demonstrated in randomised controlled trials. Participation is free and anonymous.
  • NHS resources on depression and low mood (PDF and MP3)
  • Student.com has articles focused on students’ wellbeing including advice on how to cope with depression. 

Disability

  • Skill - for students with disabilities

Drugs

  • See Alcohol and drugs, above

Dyslexia

Eating difficulties, healthy eating and body image

Exam stress

Forced marriage

Gambling

Happiness

Health anxiety

Meditation and mindfulness

Mental health

Mental illness and psychiatric diagnosis

Mood

Obsessions and compulsions

Panic

Pornography addiction

Post-traumatic stress

Problem solving

Psychosis

  • Aspire
    Aspire is a specialist service for people aged 14-35 who are or may be experiencing psychosis. Research shows that the earlier an intervention is made the better the long term outcome. If you are concerned about yourself or a friend you can find out more here.

Rape and sexual abuse

Relationships and sexual health

Seasonal affective disorder

Self-esteem, self-compassion and self-confidence

Self-harm and suicide

Sleep problems

Stress

Study skills and time management