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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.

Book an appointment

Current students - register with our Wellbeing team to speak to an advisor. 

Once you have registered you will recieve information about how to book an appointment. 

If you have already had an appointment with an advisor, you can request a support review appointment

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

Prospective students - if you have applied to Cardiff Met or are considering applying, please contact us to arrange a meeting.

You can also book face to face appointments though the i-zone.  i-zone staff can also show you how to book appointments online if you are unsure how to do this.

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.

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