Sometimes we need extra support or guidance, and that’s okay. Here are some services that King’s and KCLSU provide to support you:
Big White Wall
An anonymous, free and 24/7 online service providing access to millions with anxiety, depression and other common mental health issues
Student Services Online
Where you can get answers to common question and support topics
Free, confidential and impartial academic advice to students with issues affecting their studies
Who to contact for questions regarding your academic progress, university experience or general welfare
Mental Health Resources
King’s has created helpful resources to support students experiencing a change in their mental health affected by this period:
-Check here for low mood
-Check here if you are experiencing anxious feelings.
There are also a lot of support services available outside of King’s that you might find helpful:
The charity for mental health has put together ideas and information how to look after your wellbeing
The UK’s student mental health charity has put together this guidance on looking after your mental health and supporting others
Support for those self-isolating
Help available in your local area if you are self-isolating through Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Mental Health and Wellbeing Directory Guide
There are also a lot of support services available outside of King’s that you might find helpful. We have put together a useful guide with resources that will help you. Have a look here.
Check here for a Student Guide to cope during this period by Rethink Mental Illness.
Inspire the Mind have also written a helpful blog with Top Tips for Sustaining Your Mental Wellness.
If you need urgent mental health support now, please go to Crisis Support: Need help now’ guidance
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