Helping you get through tough times in your college in your college

College can be lots of fun, but it can be a stressful time too. For some, moving away from home or the pressure of course work and exams can be tough.

Everyone faces some kind of challenge in college. Whatever you’re going through, positive mental health is about celebrating the good times and getting through the tough ones.

Become a college co-ordinator

College co-ordinators are given training and promotional materials to promote positive mental health on their campus.

note-to-self resizedIn the past, co-ordinators have organised fundraising events and positive mental health days on their campuses

Note to Self’s Note to Self campaign can get the whole campus thinking about mental health in a positive way.

The aim is to write a positive message to your future self and pop it in our postbox. then sends everyone’s messages back to them, at a random date in the future.

Find out how you can run Note to Self on your campus, email:

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Over the years, students supported through everything from sponsored head shaves to fashion shows.

Feeling creative? If you like event planning or have some ideas of how to raise money for on your campus, email the team: We’d love to hear your fundraising ideas.

Exam time

This time of year can be very stressful for many college students. Taking care of our mental health can sometimes go out the window when we’re under a lot of pressure.

Use these tips and share them with your classmates, to remind everyone of ways to look after their mental health during this stressful time.

Order posters about stress and feeling down to put up around your campus:

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Have a blank wall or hoarding covering building works in your college? Brighten it up by getting to do some street art with a reminder of where to turn during tough times.

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