In addition to the range of wellbeing services available at the University, we have also partnered with togetherall to provide Stirling students with access to 24/7 online support. togehterall is a digital mental health support service which is completely anonymous – so you can express yourself freely and openly. Features include:
- Professionally trained Guides monitoring the community
- A wealth of useful resources and tailored self-help courses
- The ability to form your own groups or one-to-one chats
Important note: please see togetherall's privacy statement for information on how your personal information is kept secure while you are on the site. The University of Stirling is not informed by togetherall that you've signed up for the service or told about your activity on the site unless they are seriously concerned about your safety.
Looking after your mental health
Visit our SharePoint site developed by the Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing team for resources related to
There are a host of excellent services available if you need to talk to someone about matters of mental health or emotional wellbeing. Each of the helplines listed will connect you directly with professionals who can offer confidential support around the clock, and we recommend them as a first port of call whether you feel like you’ve reached a crisis point or just need someone to talk to.
Art Collection – Year of health and wellbeing
To support Health and Wellbeing on campus the Art Collection and Chaplaincy are hosting a drop-in gardening club. If you can spare some time between classes you're welcome to attend for
If you're interested in learning more about plants, growing something and engaging with the natural world at a pace that provides an antidote to the stresses of modern life we would love you
Join a free introductory session to find out more about Forest Bathing
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-yoku is the practise of immersing yourself in nature; 'bathing' in the awesome goodness that trees release into the atmosphere; reaping the benefits from magic little things called ‘phytoncides’ and receiving mental calmness from the fractal patterns, vibrant shades of green and calming blues around us.
We’ve put together a list of apps designed to help you with a variety of mental health and emotional wellbeing issues. Apps are a great resource for ensuring help is always at hand, such as if you are out of the UK in another time zone, and they can provide useful prompts and reminders that encourage you to take time out or keep track of how you’re doing.
Physical activity is a great way to de-stress and can have a positive effect on your mental health. From organised and recreational sport to health and fitness classes, the University has something
Find out more about our sport, health and wellbeing services