Changing an unhealthy habit can be hard, but there’s no need to struggle on your own. We’re here to help.
University can be an exciting time but being away from a normal routine can sometimes lead to developing habits and behaviours that, over time, can start to have a more negative impact on your life. From substances like alcohol or drugs, or behaviours like gambling, online shopping, gaming, screen time, or porn addiction, you can get the help you need at UoB.
- SMART (Self-Management and Recovery Training) Recovery Group: The University’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Service at UoB is offering the first SMART Recovery programme on campus in the UK. Learn more about SMART.
- Better Than Well: It is a student-led addiction recovery program, designed support students who are in recovery from any form of addiction while they study at the University of Birmingham. Find out what BTW can offer you.
University can also be a stressful experience for some. You may have anxiety about expectations, exams and assessments on the horizon, or thinking about the future. For some people, anxiety is manageable, and there are plenty of ways you can manage or reduce it. Read our tips for managing your anxiety whilst at University.
Your physical health is key to improving your mental health.
Discover other ways to take care of yourself on our ‘Taking Care of Yourself’ page on the Student Intranet or on the UBHeard Portal.