Mental health and wellbeing

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The University of Brighton is committed to supporting the health and wellbeing of all staff and students. If you feel you need support right now or are interested in building practices that will help to keep you steady further down the line, there is a wealth of resources at your fingertips.

Student Support Guidance Tutors

All schools have Student Support Guidance Tutors (SSGTs) who you can reach out to if you are struggling. SSGTs offer guidance and support on a range of issues such as stress, anxiety, study difficulties and loneliness. SSGTs can also refer you on to specialist services within the university. These include access to the counselling provision. In the first instance, whether you need advice, a sounding board or more tailored, specialist support, please contact your SSGT. They will then be able to assess your needs and work out how best to support you.


Togetherall logoIf you are going through a tough time you can now access free online support with Togetherall. Whether you’re struggling to sleep, feeling low, stressed or unable to cope, Togetherall can help you get support, take control and feel better.

You will have access to a 24/7 online community and professional support from trained counsellors. Togetherall provides a safe space online to get things off your chest, explore your feelings, get creative and learn how to self-manage your mental health and wellbeing.

Togetherall is totally anonymous, so no one will know you’ve chosen to use it unless you tell them!

To join, simply go to Togetherall and sign up under ‘organisation’ with your university email address

The Wellbeing Thesis

Wellbeing Thesis logoThe Doctoral College also recommends The Wellbeing Thesis. Developed by the University of Derby, King’s College London and Student Minds this free, online resource offers support for PGR wellbeing, learning and research.

Find out more about the ways the University can support your mental health and wellbeing.


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