It’s mental health awareness week, so we’ve teamed up with the University to provide a series of events in support of promoting mental health support and reducing the stigma around seeking help.
Here’s how you can get involved:
Tuesday 09 May
Pop in to Time to Change’s pop-up gazebo cinema between 11:00-15:00 see short films about mental health and have a chat with one of the Peer Supporters. Find out more on the Time To Change website.
- Mental Health edition of Wessex Scene and The Edge
Keep your eyes peeled on the Redbrick … Read the rest
Tags: awareness, Burst the Bubble, campaign, health, Mental Health, mind, mindfulness, positive, Wellfest
Tomorrow is University Mental Health Day. This is a national day to raise awareness of mental health in students and to offer support and information for those going through a mental health problem. Did you know that as many as 1 in every 4 people experience some kind of mental health issue in any given year?
Being at university can be a very stressful experience, and sometimes, the best thing to do is just put things on hold and go and de-stress. There are lots of ways of de-stressing, and lots of cheap ways of doing this in Southampton.… Read the rest
Tags: activities, advice, Advice Centre, de-stress, events, FREE, get involved, group, health, help, Mental Health Day 2016, mind, mindfulness, relax, societies, Southampton, student groups, Student Minds, support, university, walk
You are more than…
Your degree. Your thesis. Your portfolio. Your placement.
Whoever you are, whatever you’re studying, we’re here for you.
Throughout January, we will be running a wide variety of events and activities to support students during what can often be a stressful time.
Highlights will include yoga/relaxation classes to help you de-stress and focus, and the chance to take some time out and interact with some furry friends! A Chill Out Space will be set up in the Concourse, so come and put your feet up and enjoy some games and box sets. Or take yourself off … Read the rest
Tags: activities, events, events and activities, help, mindfulness, relaxation, stress, Stress Less Fest, students, Students Union, support, you're more than
Exam season is looming and, as always, our Stress Less Fest will be running throughout January to offer you plenty of support and ways to cope with the pressure of deadlines.
This year has seen a massive rise in adults buying colouring books after it was proven they can reduce stress and help you to wind down – so now we are jumping on the bandwagon and creating our own colouring book especially for you!
We are enlisting the help of our creative students over at WSA and asking for your illustrations to help us put together a colouring book … Read the rest
Tags: adults, art, calm, colour therapy, colouring book, creative, help, illustrations, January, Mental Health, mindfulness, relax, Stress Less Fest, students, support, wellbeing, Winchester, Winchester School of Art, WSA