This service is open seven days a week, 4 pm –10 pm. It is free and confidential. The helpline is a space to find faith-sensitive support and signposting for whatever challenges you’re facing. The volunteer team will support you with empathy, empowerment, and active listening. For more information and the details of the support available please click here> SS- MYH
Student Minds has teamed up with Taraki, an organisation working with Punjabi communities to reshape approaches to mental health. Dedicated to improving mental health in Punjabi communities.
The support on offer is events and workshops, as well as online peer support. Take part in a fortnightly zoom call with other Punjabi students, led by an experienced facilitator, for mutual support, discussion and strategies to support your wellbeing.
They are offering two support groups for Punjabi students:
- A general space for all Punjabi students
- A specialised space for LGBTQ+ students
These support groups are designed to be culturally safe - to recognise and centre Punjabi communities and experiences while also valuing you as an individual.
For more information and to sign up for the events and peer support click here> SS-PJT
Student Minds has teamed up with Mermaids. A charity that supports transgender, nonbinary and gender-diverse young people and their families.
Phone and webchat support for trans, gender-diverse and nonbinary students, available 9am-9pm, Monday to Friday.
It’s free and confidential, and designed specifically to support students. You can talk to a qualified volunteer about whatever you’re going through, whether it relates to your gender identity or not. This service is available to anyone from the age of 19 to 25. For more info click here> SS-TM
Student Minds has teamed up with RECLAIM. An organisation focused on changing the experiences of the young working class.
The support on offer includes a monthly webinar & podcast series exploring the challenges that students from working-class backgrounds are facing during the pandemic. If you’re a working-class student, you may have experienced some unique difficulties this year. This might include challenges with fitting in or having to code-switch, managing your mental health or navigating the intersectionality between race and class. For more info please click here> SS- Reclaim
Student Minds has teamed up with Voice Collective. A charity that supports young people who hear voices, see visions, and have other sensory experiences or beliefs.
They are offering online peer support group and forum for students who hear voices and have other sensory experiences. Take part in a regular zoom calls with other student voice hearers and a trained facilitator, for mutual support, discussion, and solidarity in navigating the challenges of being a student who hears voices. For more info and to sign up click here> SS- VC
Student Minds has teamed up with OCD actions for targeted support for students living with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), and related conditions such as body focused repetitive behaviours (BFRBs).
Life at university can be difficult if you have OCD or BDD, especially during a pandemic. Join a safe and open online environment, created specifically for students, to explore and discuss what you’re experiencing. Support is mostly based online, through sessions and support groups. For more info and to sign up click here> SS- OA