Looking after yourself on World Mental Health Day
Published: 07 October 2020
Saturday 10 October is World Mental Health Day. The events of the past few months have taken a toll on all of us in different ways. St George’s have numerous support services in place to help students look after their emotional and mental wellbeing.
- The Student Life Centre is still available remotely for practical needs (email@example.com or 020 8266 6344).
- The Counselling Service are offering remote appointments. To arrange an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Support from the Students’ Union is also being offered remotely by Lon Teija (Welfare Advisor) and Sarah Jones (Students’ Union VP for Welfare). Check updates at https://www.sgsu.org.uk/covid/ for ways to get in touch and to find out more about Students’ Union support.
- If you have been seeing Occupational Health for any reason, they will also continue to offer appointments by phone.
- Approach your Personal Tutor or, if you've not yet been assigned one, Suman Rice (email@example.com), Coordinator of the Personal Tutor System
- As well as your usual social media accounts, you can use university online tools for online chats (e.g. Togetherall and Student Minds)
- Get support designed to support students with their wellbeing during coronavirus via webchat, text, email or phone support from 4-11pm at studentspace.org.uk.
In addition to University services and tools, there is also a lot of advice available through various media about how best to look after your health and wellbeing. The resources listed below offer good quality advice.