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How to Cope with Depression

Practical strategies for navigating the challenges of depression and finding a path toward improved well-being.

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

Listening support

Our Listening Support scheme offers you a one-off or regular conversation with a member of the Pastoral Care team.

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.

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.

Self-help resources


TalkCampus is a free-to-download app where you can talk with other students from around the world if you’re struggling and worried about your mental health.

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.