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Mental health and wellbeing support

Mental health problems can affect people in different ways.

They can affect your ability to think, feel and behave. 

We are able to help you manage your mental health to reduce the impact on your day to day activities and your relationships.

Support

This list gives a few examples of the mental health conditions we support and is not an exhaustive list:

  • depression
  • anxiety
  • panic attacks
  • PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • bipolar Disorder
  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)
  • schizophrenia
  • psychosis
  • eating disorders
  • personality disorders
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder.

Request an appointment

To get started, complete our Disability, Wellbeing and Counselling form

The purpose of this form is to ensure that we fully understand the issues you are experiencing and how these are affecting your studies.

It will take you around 20 minutes to complete so if this is not accessible for you for any reason please request support by contacting us or attending the drop-in service.

If you would like a dyslexia screening, please complete the dyslexia screening form.

24/7 mental health support

Cardiff Met students going through a tough time can access free online support with Big White Wall

The service provides 24/7 online peer and professional support, with trained counsellors. 

Whether you're struggling to sleep, feeling low, stressed or not coping, Big White Wall can help you get support, take control and feel better.

Big White Wall 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.

Big White Wall is anonymous, so no one will know you've chosen to use it unless you tell them.

To join Big White Wall's supportive online community,  go to bigwhitewall.com and sign up with your university email address. You then choose an anonymous username for your time on Big White Wall.

Privacy

The only time we share information with others without your permission is if we think that you or someone else is at significant risk of harm. 

Our advisors are able to discuss this in more detail if you have any concerns.