The mental health and wellbeing of students are of increasing importance. Each year the number of students declaring mental health conditions has dramatically increased.

Our Mission

Here at TimeForTalking we believe in changing attitudes towards mental health to provide inclusive resources and support for Universities, Students, and their families.


64% of respondents felt that the Covid-19 pandemic had a negative impact on their mental health and wellbeing during Autumn term.


37% of students said they currently experience problems with their mental health for which they have not received a diagnosis.


In Autumn 2021 38% of students felt that being in University had a negative impact on their mental health.


1 in 5 students disagreed with the statement “My university is taking steps to improve student mental health”.

Defining Mental Health and Wellbeing

Understanding Mental Health Better, To Understand Yourself Better

Understanding the true meaning of mental health and wellbeing is important for helping individuals and yourself...

Maintaining Mental Health and Wellbeing

Your mental health and wellbeing is just as important as your physical health.

Positive mental health and wellbeing enables you to function well...

Survival Guide For the Summer Holidays

It’s that time of year again… out come the flip-flops, sunglasses, and summer hats.

The summer holidays can be a stressful and financially draining time of year...

Neurodiversity in Universities and in the workplace

What is Neurodiversity? How can Universities and Workplaces be more inclusive to Neurodiversity?

Neurodiversity refers to the idea that not all brains think or feel in the same way...


Find Ways To Relax

If there's something that helps you relax, try to find time to fit it into your day. For example, this could be having a bath or going for a walk. If you find it difficult to switch off, you could try following some of our TimeForTop-Tips to relax and ease stress

Take a Break When You Need One

If you're feeling overwhelmed by a stressful situation, try to take a break. A change of scene can help you to relax and relieve feelings of anxiety, even just for a few minutes.

Try To Do Something Creative

Doing something creative can help distract from difficult thoughts or feelings, and help process them. You could try doing something like drawing, playing a musical instrument or baking. 

Tech-Free Time

If you find that being on your phone or computer a lot is making you feel more busy and stressed, try to take a break. This could be for just an hour or two. If you find this difficult, try putting your phone in another room or setting an alarm to time yourself.