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Social Anxiety

Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is a lasting and distressing fear of social situations that typically emerges in adolescence. Effective treatments are available to aid in its management.

We’ve partnered with the NHS to bring you information on some of the most common issues our students face during their time at university.

Find out more about the symptoms, causes and support available from the NHS, the university and self-help resources.

NHS information 

Newcastle support

Counselling support

Our Counselling Team support students through a provision of time-focused counselling, and by facilitating access to long-term counselling or specialist mental health care.

Wellbeing workshops

We offer a variety of helpful wellbeing workshops, throughout the academic year to help you maintain or improve your wellbeing while you study here at Newcastle.

Self-help resources

Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI)

CCI is a self-help site addressing a wide variety of problem areas, including anxiety, depression, social anxiety, panic, worry, self-esteem, procrastination, assertiveness, and eating problems.