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Raising Low Self-Esteem

Effective strategies and guidance on raising low self-esteem and fostering a strong sense of self-worth.

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

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


Why not develop new skills and responsibilities while supporting our local community by becoming a volunteer? Our Students' Union offers this service, and it can benefit your mental and physical health while helping others.

Be Well@NCL

Be Well@NCL is our collection of tried and tested books we've chosen in partnership with our Student Health and Wellbeing service and other health professionals. You and anyone at the university can borrow these books to help understand and manage your mental health and wellbeing.

Give it a Go

Give it a Go is an activity programme for all students and staff where you can try new things. It's open to all abilities and you don't need a membership.

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.

Sport and Active Wellbeing

Look after your physical health and mental wellbeing by taking part in our sport and active wellbeing activities.