Mental Health

Something that is very important when starting university is taking care of mental health and well-being.

In fact, this is a very important topic for everyone and something that is not talked about enough.

Starting university can be a scary experience, especially if you are living away from home for the first time

It’s ok to admit that you’re having a hard time. It’s also ok to admit when you need help. Too many people are afraid to speak up because of the fear of being stigmatised, not being taken seriously or simply because they do not know who to contact.

There is help available and nobody should ever feel ashamed about speaking up.

I’ve listed below a couple of places you can speak to but I will be updating this soon with more information.

Samaritans – 116 123

Mind – 0300 123 3393 or text 86463

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2 thoughts on “Mental Health

  1. I agree. There’s still too much stigma associated with mental health and too much prejudice. Cancer victims are treated with dignity and respect so why not victims of mental health illness. No one chooses mental illness. And the stigma prevents some sufferers from seeking help. So people need to stop the prejudice and start understanding.

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    • You’re absolutely right. I’m going to be doing more posts on this issue because it’s important for people to recognise that sufferers should not be blamed or stigmatised. If my posts can help just one person then I’ll be happy.

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