Self Help Resources

Did you know that the Counselling Service runs iCan groups and workshops for students throughout the academic year to help you to understand yourself better and to learn helpful coping strategies for managing a range of difficulties, such as the Building Resilience series on managing stress / low mood / anxiety and iCan Overcome Procrastination / Perfectionism?   Please see our workshop programme for further information.

Workbooks & Online Courses

This section covers self-directed help on common issues, such as anxiety (including health anxiety and social anxiety), assertiveness, bereavement, depression, eating disorder, self-esteem, self-harm etc.  You may find that working through a workbook and following the given guidance to make some changes are sufficient to overcome your difficulties. Click here for further information


Free to download mental health apps.  Click here

Useful sites & information

Listed below are sites to self-help information and tools, in alphabetical order.

For common issues, such as stress, anxiety and low mood, look at our Workbooks & Online Courses and Apps section above.





If you cannot find what you are looking for, you could try the following links on the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) website.

BACP: Further Sources of Help

Helpful contact sheets on a range of topics, containing details for a variety of specialist charities and organisations

BACP: Useful Links


Big White Wall: 

Feeling low or stressed?  Big White Wall can help you start to take control and get the support you need to feel better.

Join a course; post a talkabout; find useful stuff.

Free to Bangor University students.

Use this link to register and join a supportive, anonymous community today.

[Select Universities under Organisation.  Click on Next and enter your Bangor University email address.]


Mental health information in non-English

This website lists a number of mental health service providers worldwide that offer information in languages other than English.





Last updated: Sept 2017