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A Support Net: Can you help someone in need?

Updated Friday, 1st September 2017

All of us will experience personal challenges, but could you make a positive impact on someone's life? Try our wellbeing interactive 'A Support Net' to see if you can help four people.

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Experiencing mental health problems, or supporting someone who is can be hard to manage alone. Contacting your GP is a common starting point, if you are feeling mentally unwell - but also think about consulting a trained therapist, friends and family, charities, community and work support, and student services. Additionally, below is a list of useful resources and helplines:


This resource is part of the 'Wellbeing and Mental Health Collection' created by the Open University in Wales. You can learn more and find courses, articles and other activities on the collection's homepage.



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