Life will bring times of worry and pressure. Prolonged worry and pressure can lead to stress which can impact on our physical and mental health. There is lots we can do to help reduce the impact of stress. By recognising times of prolonged pressure and by putting into action simple strategies early on, can help you manage stress healthily.

Online community and help Togetherall

Anonymised community chat, complete assessment and training modules to help manage – free to AU students

NHS conditions online – ten tips

Ten stress busters for managing stress

Student Minds online help for exam stress

Help and advice on how to manage the worry and pressure of exam periods that can lead to stress


Information on how to best prepare for exams which can help manage reduce any worry and stress

Dr Jim White Stress Control Course

Stress Control is a four session course. It is for people who want to learn better ways to get on top of their problems such as depression, anxiety, panic, poor sleep and low self confidence. Stress Control is now available online and provides a range of tools such as relaxation techniques and  mindfulness to help manage stress, along with course modules.

Local NHS Primary Care Mental Health Services:

Helpful online self-help and information about stress on how to access services

Free 24/7 talk or email line – Samaritans

Talk to someone about your difficulties - Available to talk 24/7 by phone or email

Student Wellbeing Service

Our qualified practitioners can help you manage stress and the impact it may be having on your academic life. You can register online with our service.