Becoming a university student is a whole new life experience and there may be times when you feel stressed or anxious. Help is at hand – talking to someone and finding coping strategies can make all the difference. Contact the JCU Counselling Service or visit the online resources listed here. By keeping yourself happy and healthy, you will get the most out of your time at university.
JCU’s Counselling service – free, individual counselling sessions for students – on campus or by telephone.
Lifeline – 24-hour telephone crisis support – call 13 1114.
Student Conflict Support Service helps Townsville students resolve conflicts.
The Desk – supports Australian uni students to achieve mental and physical health and wellbeing
Beyond Blue – a support organisation for depression and anxiety
SANE Australia – detailed information about mental health issues
Headspace – mental and health wellbeing support for young people
Black Dog Institute – support for those with depression and bipolar disorders
Mensline – telephone and online support for men to deal with relationship problems
Reach out –an online youth mental health service