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Self Help for Wellbeing

Books

Please be aware that some of these books may not be available at every campus. Students at UK campuses can request books from other UK campuses through Discovery (contact libhelp@hw.ac.uk for help).

If you would like to request a copy for your campus, please follow the book request instructions on our website.

Triangle Breathing

This video can be used to help you visualise and slow your breathing when you are stressed or anxious. Sync your breathing with the shape as it expands and contracts. The speed can be adjusted in the settings (the cog button). 

Websites

General Apps and Websites

General websites

The websites below are based in the UK, though advice and resources may be accessed globally. Where a resource is campus specific it is indicated after the title. 

Apps

Togetherall

Togetherall is an online place that provides a safe space online to get things off your chest, explore your feelings and learn how to improve and self-manage your mental health and wellbeing. It's available 24/7, is totally anonymous and provides online peer support. Go to togetherall.com and sign up with your university email address. You then choose an anonymous username for your time on Togetherall.

Student Wellbeing Service

Many of the books and resources in this guide have been recommended by staff in Student Wellbeing Services. For more help and support from them, including contact details for qualified counsellors and disability advisers, please visit their website