If you think someone you know has been discriminated against, there are lots of ways in which you can help them.
- The University Mental Health & Wellbeing Team has trained student advisors on site Monday to Friday. You can contact the team by calling 0121 331 5188.
- If you are staff member, you may wish to contact one of the dignity at work advisors to talk through options and get some advice.
- Victim Support offer free and confidential advice and support
- Staff members can contact the BCU Employee Assistance Programme
- Students can contact the Mental Health & Wellbeing team. Support is available to all students from wellbeing advisors, mental health advisors and counsellors.
- Call the Samaritans Helpline on 116 123 (open 24/7, 365 days a year)
- Togetherall is a free online support service that can be accessed using your university email address. There are self-help resources and courses, along with 24/7 access to peer and professional support.
- Take care of yourself. It’s important that you take care of yourself. If you’ve heard something distressing or if something is troubling you, seek help and support from one of the above services.
- Look at the NHS guidance on 5 steps to positive mental wellbeing.
- Access some self-help resources available on iCity.
If you are worried or concerned about someone else’s mental health, find out more about how you can help them.