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The NHS 24 website offers health information and allows you to search for your nearest GP surgery, pharmacy, dentists surgery, hospital, travel clinics and sexual health clinic. To visit the NHS 24 website, click here.
Student Mental Health is one of the primary focuses of the Students' Association. As we are all students or former students, we understand how the pressures of work, coursework and family life can sometimes get you down. We offer de-stressing sessions and on occassion we even offer basic massages. For more serious issues the University offer counseling services. For more information on the Universities councelling facilities click here.
The Glasgow Steps website offers information on common stress problems and some steps on how to tackle them. To visit their website, click here.
If exams are stressing you out, visit the Mind website for their exam stress pages. They provide advice on how to prepare for exams, how to know if your getting too stressed out, and how to deal with it if you do. Click here to visit their page.
You can also look up information on mental wellbeing and find out about UK wide counselling services at the counselling directory.
The National Union of Students (NUS) Scotland are currently running a mental health campaign, Think Positive, to encourage students to think about their mental health. Here is a message from them...
"The Think Positive project exists to improve the mental wellbeing of students in Scotland and tackle mental health stigma on campuses. To help achieve this we are conducting research to find out what aspects of student life could be stressful and where students go for support."
The Students' Association in each of the Students' Unions has a supply of free condoms that you can grab if you come and see us. There are also loads of places that you can buy in bulk online. We can also give advice on STI's, pregancy and emergency contraception. We also can give advice on the nearest sexual health clinic and other external organisations.
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