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Wellbeing support

If you’re feeling anxious, worried or stressed, that's okay. You're not alone. We’re here to support you any time and help you find what you need

Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Everyone needs support at some point. No matter what you're struggling with there is help open to you. There are many organisations and online resources to help you cope.

On the spot support

  • Breathing Space – online advice and a helpline if you need to talk to someone
  • Samaritans – online support and a helpline for whenever you need
  • NHS 24 – 24/7 healthcare support and information 
  • Childline – online advice and a helpline for anyone in the UK under 19

Learning resources

  • NHS Inform – information on how to stay informed, connected and how to find support
  • BBC bitesize support - a collection of support covering mental health, life and wellbeing, body image and more
  • Scottish Association for Mental Health – an information hub on how to protect your mental health in these challenging times
  • ​​​​​​​Young Scot – information for young people

Exam and results help

  • ​​​​​​​BBC bitesize support - get ready for Results Day
  • UCAS - supporting students to manage their mental health in partnership with the organisation Student Minds
  • Charlie Waller - help and support for results day and dealing with powerful emotions

Career advice from SDS

If you're worried and need career support, our careers advisers are available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. You can call us on 0800 917 8000 or if you would rather speak to someone in person, you can contact your local career centre.