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For general mental wellbeing guidance and support you may find TogetherAll a useful online resource.


Previously Big White Wall - an anonymous and stigma-free environment. You follow your own path towards better mental wellbeing.

  • Peer support through our online community
  • Resources for self-management of a range of wellbeing concerns that you may have
  • Information and advice
  • Guided support programmes on a range of common issues
  • Monitored 24/7 by trained clinicians

People come to Togetherall for help with a wide range of mental health and wellbeing issues – from anxiety, depression, stress and trauma, to relationship problems and lifestyle challenges.

Register with Togetherall

There are lots of other places you can find self help guidance and support, please see the areas below for useful webpages, books and resources.


dl_wellbeing, orange cartoon of a love heard next to a brain Stress, anxiety, worry, panic and obsessive thoughts

Orange rain cloud, Icon image of orange rain cloudLow mood, sadness, low self-esteem, depression

dl_disability, orange cartoon of 4 puzzle pieces fit togetherRelationships (with partner, friends, housemates, peers, family)

  • Relate - Relationship support for everyone

dl_support_appointment, orange cartoon of shaking handsBereavement and loss

  • Book in the UoC library Feel the fear and do it anyway / Susan Jeffers, 1991
  • Cruse Cumbria Bereavement Care - Cruse can help if someone has died, by sharing experiences of loss with others who are in the same position. The helpline is available for those who do not feel a group is for them. Tel: 0808 808 1677 - not a 24 hour service but a message can be left on the answer phone and calls will be returned.
  • The NHS have produced this resource for people Bereaved by Suicide and other sudden, traumatic death.

dl_dissertation, orange cartoon of 3 stacked pieces of paper and pen on topAcademic worries and anxiety

dl_itservicedesk, orange cartoon of a woman wearing a telephone earpieceSuicidal thoughts and concerns

  • Samaritans - for anyone going through personal crisis and at risk of suicide. Clients may also drop in to the centres at 119 Botchergate, Carlisle - between 11am and 9pm, or at 71 George Street, Whitehaven - please phone beforehand to check times. Telephone Service, 24 hours a day. Lancaster at 21 Sun Street - check website for times.

Orange mental health, Icon image of orange person with health symbol to show mental healthSelf-harm

Orange mind, orange icon image of head and circular arrow representing mind and thinkingAbuse (historical, current, sexual, psychological, emotional, physical)

Orange eating, Orange icon image of knife and forkEating problems (eating too much, too little, disordered)

Orange sleep, Orange icon image of person trying to sleep in bed.Sleep (too much, too little, disturbed)

dl_ask_a_librarian, orange question mark in an orange outlined speech bubbleAnger

Orange people and power, Orange image icon of one person overshadowing anotherSexual harassment, assault or rape

Orange alcohol, Orange icon image of bottle of alcoholSubstance misuse, wanting to reduce or stop drinking or using drugs

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