University Student Mental Health Day 7th March 2019
SUF is holding a workshop at the University of Suffolk, and has a stand at the marketplace for this years University Mental Health Day. We have a range of handouts for students on the day, including a handout with the following self care and help resources.
- The Source – Information and advice for young people in Suffolk www.thesource.me.uk
- Suffolk Needs Met free workshops by Suffolk Mind. www.suffolkmind.org.uk/product/suffolk-needs-met/
- Suffolk Wellbeing service – self referral www.wellbeingnands.co.uk
- Suffolk Night Owls – This support service is open Thursday to Sunday 8pm to 2am. People first need to register with Suffolk Night Owls at www.suffolkmind.org.uk/suffolk-night-owls-telephone-support-line.asp . Support line workers have access to a support plan people write when they register setting how people wish to be supported in a crisis – call Suffolk Mind on 0300 111 6000.
- Survivors in Transition (SiT) Suffolk based support for survivors of childhood sexual abuse Call 07765 052282. firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Lighthouse – Domestic Violence Support, groups & importantly The Freedom Programme (understanding healthy relationships) 01473 745111
Websites – helpful information and support
- www.getselfhelp.co.uk – lots of CBT information, resources and activities to learn skills for dealing with distress, and positive steps for wellbeing
www.pods Positive outcomes for Dissociative Disorders – lots of resources and information including peoples stories of lived experience and recovery.
- Training and personality Disorder awareness – Knowledge & Understanding Framework for Personality Disorders www.personalitydisorderkuf.org.uk/
- Big White wall www.bigwhitewall.com/
- Living life to the Full https://llttf.com/
- Student Minds www.studentminds.org.uk/uploads/3/7/8/4/3784584/180813_transitions_interactive.pdf
- Developing resilience skills www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/stress/developing-resilience/#.XH-hBCj7SUk
- Advice and help www.mindcharity.co.uk/advice-information/how-to-look-after-your-mental-health/apps-for-wellbeing-and-mental-health/
- Mood Juice and Mood Gym – online CBT
- Human Givens Approach www.hgi.org.uk
YouTube – videos
- Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)– Dr Russ Harris (and others)
- ACT mindfulness
- Emerging Proud film – Katie Mottram – different perspective on distress, mental health and personal transformation.
- Crazywise – different perspective on distress, mental health and personal transformation.
YouTube – Very helpful guided mindfulness and meditations, recommended to SUF by service users
- Jason Stephenson
- Meditations with Rasa Lukosiute
- The Mindful Movement
- Meditation Vacation
- Hay House meditations and affirmations
- Deepak Chopra
- The Honest Guys
- Michael Sealey
- Personality Disorders Awareness Network (PDAN)
- Lessons Learned in Life
- Lies in Disguise – BPD & trauma Recovery
- BPD Beautiful Borderline Personality Disorder FB Page and support group
- One in Four Campaign
- Daily OM – for motivation, quotes & affirmations.
- Suffolk User Forum
- Worry Tree Café
- I feel so bad I can’t go on – This book won the BMA book award for those with sucidialisation who are finding it hard to keep their head above water. The book discusses: Tips on staying alive – even when you might not want to; Suicide lasts forever…
- Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) Dr Russ Harris
- The Dialectic Behaviour Therapy Skills Workbook
- The Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters
- Louise Hay – You can heal your life and Other Titles
- Dr Susan Jeffers – End the struggle and Dance with life (and other titles)
Apps on Google Play and Apple
- #Stay Alive App for Suffolk, with lost of self-care and self help resources
- WRAP (wellness recovery plan);
- Daylio – mood diary;
- Five ways to wellbeing.
How to listen and support people in distress – see the co produced LISTEN poster below;