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Courses and workshops for better mental health

Courses and one-off workshops to help you manage and overcome common mental health problems and boost your wellbeing

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Join other Bath students on one of our courses or workshops and learn practical ways of improving your wellbeing

We have finished running our courses and workshops for the 2022-23 academic year. We will start offering them again from October 2023. These are some of the courses we're likely to run:

Anxiety Aid

Anxiety Aid is a five-week course that will help you understand and reduce anxiety.

  • Identify what makes you anxious and what keeps anxiety going.
  • Learn how to calm your nervous system and deal with unhelpful thoughts.
  • Try out techniques to help you do difficult things even with some anxious feelings.

Find out more about Anxiety Aid

How to Have a Good Day

Mired in low mood? Life flat and colourless? This online course could help you recover your vitality.

  • Start enjoying life again.
  • Connect better with others.
  • Feel more purposeful.
  • Build lasting wellbeing and resilience.

Find out more about How to Have a Good Day

Food for Thought

Do you have a love/hate relationship with food? Does eating make you anxious or do you turn to food to cope? If you'd like to change unhelpful patterns of eating, this short online course can help.

  • Break unhelpful cycles of behaviour.
  • Develop healthy coping strategies.
  • Make meaningful change.

Find out more about Food for Thought

Connect More

Overly nervous in social situations? Hate being the centre of attention? This short course could help you manage social anxiety and connect more easily with others.

  • Understand social anxiety and how unhelpful thoughts and behaviours maintain it.
  • Learn tools from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for managing social anxiety.
  • Practise interacting with others in a supportive setting.

Find out more about Connect More

Mindfulness for Life

Learn mindfulness meditation to reduce stress and anxiety, improve your mood and deal with the challenges of daily life. A five-week course.

  • Understand how the way we think about the world affects our emotions and actions.
  • Establish a daily mindfulness practice as the basis for learning to respond more consciously to life and the challenges it brings.
  • Notice unhelpful thinking patterns and shift into ways of thinking that better support your wellbeing.

Find out more about Mindfulness for Life