Feeling stressed and anxious? Help is here

Is everything feeling a bit much?

Sometimes ngā anipā | anxiety & stress can get the best us – and that’s okay. We all go through a bit of worry at times. But if it’s beginning to get in the way of everyday life, help is available.

Mental Health Support

The UC Health Centre offers counselling, with the majority of services free for students. UC’s highly trained counsellors have a wide range of experience to cope with all sorts of problems, and offer confidential, 50-minute sessions. Learn more & make an appointment>

Download Mentemia

Mentemia is a mental wellbeing phone app designed to help you to feel good and function well. With handy tools such as breath training and health reminders, Mentemia can help you form a daily wellbeing routine. Download now>

Unsure what’s going on?

If you’re worried about the way you’re feeling, The Lowdown’s quick test offers a check-in for your anxiety and stress, to see what your next steps might be – and where to find support, if you need it. Take the test now>

You can also free text 5626 at any time to confidentially talk to a counsellor.

Join a club

It can be easy to put aside hobbies, when uni and work stress starts to rise, but it’s important to stay social for your mental wellbeing. With over 160 clubs on campus, there’s an organisation for everyone – including UCHealthSoc!

Te Ratonga Hākinakina | UC Rec Centre also offers a range of group classes and sport sessions for students of all ability levels.

Visit the Wellbeing Hub

Whether you’re looking for study support, mental health advice, or need to talk, UC’s Wellbeing Hub can help>

If you’re on your phone, simply login to UCGO to access all of our support services, no matter where you are. Download UCGO now>

Remember – if you’re feeling down or anxious, there are lots of people who can help. Learn more here>

For urgent mental health support, phone Crisis Resolution on 0800 920 092, or Lifeline 0800 543 354

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