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Health and wellbeing

Wellbeing and welfare support

We have specialist support services ready to provide you with mental health or emotional support, as well as support with some of the more serious welfare challenges you might be facing.

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How we can help you

We provide 2 types of support: wellbeing support and welfare adviser appointments.

Wellbeing support

Anyone can experience mental health difficulties.

Whether you are finding it difficult to manage aspects of your personal life or perhaps you are finding the environment of higher education an emotional challenge to adapt to, we offer a range of types of specialist support to help you.

Register for wellbeing support

Welfare adviser appointments

A meeting with a welfare adviser is an opportunity for you to talk through practical welfare challenges you are facing and which are causing you difficulties.

These might include sexual assault, domestic violence, pregnancy or caring responsibilities, police or crime matters, or other issues that are having a serious impact on your studies.

Book a welfare adviser appointment

Need help now?

We offer support as quickly as we can to students who register with our team, but there may be a waiting time to see us.

We are not an emergency or 24/7 service. Therefore, if you are concerned that you might harm yourself, or if you are in any situation in which you are facing an imminent life-threatening situation, we have details of the services that are available to help you.

I need help now

Self-help resources

In addition to our specialist services, we believe strongly in the positive impact that self-help resources can make.

Whether you are waiting to meet with us, or just wanting to find some information about ways in which you might be able to enhance your own wellbeing, take a look at the self-help resources we have developed for you.

Self-help resources

Information for a concerned parent, guardian or friend

If you know a student at York St John you are concerned about, we can help you point them in the right direction for support.

Information for University staff members who are supporting a student

If you work at the University and are working with a distressed student, we have produced information for you.

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