Self-help resources

Our self-help leaflets will give you the information you need to tackle problems if you feel up to trying to find solutions yourself.

Find out more about specific issues, perhaps for yourself or for a friend or family member. Use this information to try and understand how you feel, and follow the suggestions for seeking further support if you need it.

Self-help leaflets

Talking about your mental health


Suicidal feelings




Money and mental health



How does food affect our mood?


More ways to look after yourself


What support is right for you? Calculate your wellbeing score and use it to get the right support.

Calculate your wellbeing score

6 Ways to Wellbeing

Follow the 6 Ways to Wellbeing and spend some positive time focusing on yourself.

Find out more

Wellbeing workshops

Don’t wait until you’re experiencing hard times to come to our workshops. Come along now and understand how to manage your thoughts and feeling and succeed in your studies.

Find out more


Silvercloud is an online program to help you understand your experiences and improve your wellbeing.

Find out more

Want to talk to someone?

The Counselling and Wellbeing Service is available to all students at ARU and offers a free and confidential service to promote mental health and wellbeing.

Monday to Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 4.30pm

Need emergency help?

If you need emergency help, please take action straight away. If you’re worried about your safety, call 999 or take yourself to A&E.

Emergency help and crisis support