Common Mental Health Issues

Mental health is very individual, so what feels 'normal’ to one person may be very different to what other people experience.

Everyone is unique, but there are many common issues that a great number of people face in their day to day lives. How ever you feel you are probably not alone and help is available.

Here is some basic information about some of the more common issues we know students face:

We also work with students on issues that commonly arise, such as: 

  • Anxiety problems and panic attacks 
  • Problems with motivation, procrastination or lethargy  
  • Difficulties with concentration, organisation, or time-management 
  • Avoidance and isolation from friends, family and/or academics 
  • Persistent focus on negative aspects of experience
  • Perfectionism, constant worry and obsessive or compulsive behaviour
  • Low self-esteem, confidence or assertiveness 
  • Sleep problems or unhealthy eating patterns
  • Self-harm or suicidal thoughts