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Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing

We are committed to helping you manage your wellbeing and promoting good health.

Disability support
Two students working on how to care for a sprained wrist

Our new online wellbeing service will be launching in September and details will be available on our website soon.

We recognise these exceptional circumstances may be stressful for you and although we cannot see you in person you can still contact us via email.

You can continue to contact the Welfare and the Wellbeing team by emailing wellbeing@yorksj.ac.uk.

You can also get support from:

Togetherall

This is a free online community, available 24/7 and offering professional support. 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.

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

To join, simply go to www.togetherall.com and sign up under ‘organisation’ with your university e-mail address.

Care First

This is a confidential service providing information, advice and support on both emotional and practical issues. The service is currently open to all students at York St John University.  They are available 24 hours, 7 days a week. You can get in touch in the following ways: 

For more information about our reduced service, a list of online resources and general support please visit our Welfare advice page.

YSJ Active

Find out about opportunities for sport, exercise and recreation.

Religion and spirituality

Our Chaplaincy provides spaces and opportunities for reflection, listening, confidential support, prayer, worship, meditation, socialising and spiritual exploration. We also provide information about religious activities in York and events run by the university.

Student Minds

Student Minds is a student led mental-health programme. It offers you the opportunity to engage in raising awareness of mental health in the student population through campaigns and events. Additional activities include engaging in charity fundraising and regular social activities.

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