Resources for students

Browse the list below to find something that can help you. With the following resources you can: anonymously talk to others, try guided meditations, play mood-lifting games and more.

#1

Nightline

Nightline

Nightline is a listening service run by students for students. 

Benefits:

  • Listeners can call you back for free
  • You receive peer support from fellow students
  • Option for online instant messaging
  • Lines are open throughout the night from: 6pm to 8am

#2

f.lux

f.lux

A downloadable software that adapts the colour of your computer's display to the time of day. It removes the harsh blue light from your screen during the evening and night to help you wind down and sleep better. 

Benefits:

  • Free
  • Operates automatically in the background
  • Colours are adjustable
  • Quick and easy to download, no signing up required
  • Available on your browser or as an iOS app

#3

Stop, Breathe & Think

Stop, Breathe & Think

A mindfulness and meditation app designed to help relieve stress and maintain positive mental wellbeing by encouraging you to take time out from the pressure and challenges of daily life . 

Benefits:

  • Free version
  • Good for beginners
  • Separate version for kids
  • Impressive variety of content tailored to different moods
  • Clear and easy-to-follow mood tracking feature

#4

Happify

Happify

An app with simple exercises and games to get you feeling happier by practicing the key principles of relaxation, gratitude, kindness and positivity. 

Benefits:

  • Free version available
  • Evidence-based 
  • Customisable to your individual needs

#5

The Mix

The Mix

An online support service providing free, confidential support and counselling for young people under 25. 

Benefits:

  • Free
  • Range of articles including: relationships, body health and studying
  • You can participate in moderated online chats: Sunday to Thursday, 8pm to 9.30pm
  • Telephone counselling is available

#6

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

A free helpline and web chat service that offers guidance and support to all men feeling down or depressed for any reason.

Benefits: 

  • Free
  • Suitable for men of all ages
  • Useful resources for a number of men's issues
  • Learn about male stereotypes and how to challenge them
  • Find upcoming social events
  • Support is confidential and you can be anonymous