- Student Minds
- Online CBT (University Wellbeing Service
Support at NUSU
Here at NUSU, we are committed to supporting you in living your best life and we understand that, as a busy student, your mental health and wellbeing can sometimes be affected. Everyone may need a bit of extra support from time to time and although we don’t offer the same counseling service as the University we do have a number of opportunities to help you to the 5 steps to mental wellbeing
- *5 Ways to wellbeing may not be the best fit for everyone and if you feel like you need extra support from the Student Wellbeing Counselling service, please get in touch.
- We may not be the answer to your individual needs, but we can signpost you to those who can or work with you on new ideas to support student mental health. Contact the Welfare and Equality Officer with any questions, ideas or thoughts.
- NUSU Help and Support
The Step Change Project
The following information is provided by NU Student Health and Wellbeing Service:
Step Change Task and Finish Group
Student mental health continues to be a major concern across the sector and this had led to the publication of a number of significant papers in recent months. One of the most pertinent of these is the ‘UUK Step Change report’, which explores student mental health needs within UK Universities. The report proposes a framework to meet the reported ever-increasing numbers and severity of student mental ill-health cases.
The Student Health and Wellbeing Teams have done a substantial amount in the last three years to improve the quality, quantity, and variety of preventative and responsive mental health initiatives for Newcastle University Students; however, we recognise more must be done. As such, the Executive Board has supported our proposal to establish a Student Mental Health 'Step Change' Task and Finish Group.
Silvercloud is a suite of online CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) programmes which can be tailored to a student’s specific needs. CBT can help identify and change thought patterns that have a negative influence on behavior, helping to change how we are feeling for the better. The programmes are easy to use and flexible as can be accessed anywhere on a PC, tablet or mobile. Silvercloud is available to all Newcastle University students, free of charge