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Student vlog: University Mental Health Day

4 March 2021

1 min

To mark University Mental Health Day (4 March), Jamie Clark – who studies Psychology with Criminology – explores the concerns surrounding male mental health, the reasons why individuals should try to open up about how they are feeling instead of struggling in silence, and the importance of breaking the stigma associated with mental health.

Furthermore, he shares his own experiences of anxiety as well as his top five tips to maintain positive mental wellbeing.

If you are a student and need support with your mental health, below is a list of internal and external services which you may find useful:

University services

External services

If you are in a crisis and need support urgently, please use one of the following:

  • Call your GP, visit A&E, call 111 or, if it is a life-threatening emergencycall 999.
  • Samaritans – Provides confidential support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
    T: 116 123
  • Turning Point – 24-hour support service for urgent mental health support.
    T: 0808 800 3302
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