Recommended external resources
Explore external online mental health resources recommended by counsellors.
Ask Counselling is an online tool for University of Melbourne students with personal questions about psychological and emotional issues.
You can use Ask Counselling to submit a question to staff at Counselling and Psychological Services. Questions are reviewed regularly, and answers are published on the Ask Counselling website.
Question of the week: Loneliness
This year has been really tough for me mentally and I experience waves of sadness from time to time. But past few weeks have been worse...What should I do?
ReachOut NextStep recommends online and in-person support services based on your situation and needs. Recommendations are tailored for 18 – 25 year olds, however they may still be helpful to those outside of this age range.
Explore other resources offered by Counselling and Psychological Services, including tip sheets and guided exercises.
Mental health problems
Tip sheets on common mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders and self-harm.
Information on how to cope with psychological issues which may be affecting your studies, including stress management and motivation to study.
Find out how to make the most out of your relationships at uni or manage relationship issues.
Get advice on how to handle big transitions in your life, including adjusting to life at University.
Tip sheets on wellbeing, including self-care, getting better sleep and dealing with anger.
Advice about how to deal with or help others with addictive behaviours such as drug, alcohol or gambling addiction.
Information and advice on how to cope with and respond to traumatic life events.
Access a range of guided mental health and wellbeing exercises, with accompanying audio files.