Mental Health Awareness Week 2023: Anxiety

This week (15th May - 21st May) is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year's theme is Anxiety. The Mental Health Foundation's aims are to kickstart conversations, break down stigma and call for support from policy makers for better mental health for all.

Anxiety is a common emotion, it's normal to feel nervous or anxious before an exam or interview, but sometimes it can get out of control and become a mental health condition. The Mental Health Foundation have some great tips on how to manage anxiety.

What's on this week?

This year Mental Health Awareness Week coincides with Study Well and the Student Life team have the following lined-up for you:

Join us for Eat Well, Study Well on Thursday 18th May at 5pm in Library Square

Grab a delicious free hot meal and take a break from studying with your friends in Library Square.

Swing by our stand in the Mile End library 

Pick up your exam planner to ease revision stress, grab a healthy snack and there are also mindfulness colouring sheets and copies of our Wellness Trail available for your study breaks.

Where can I get support?

If you're experiencing anxiety, or any other mental health difficulties, remember you're not alone and please reach out for support. That's exactly what we're here for!