All staff and students at Kirklees College can now access free online mental health support thanks to its new partnership with Big White Wall.
Big White Wall is a safe online community offering 24/7 mental health support to help its users actively manage their mental health with the guidance of trained professionals and clinicians. The service offers a range of tools and services, including online courses for issues such as stress, problem solving and negative thinking, as well as access to self-assessment and creative tools to record personal experiences and track progress.
Polly Harrow, Assistant Principal Safeguarding and Inclusion at Kirklees College, said:
“At Kirklees College, we actively support and promote the importance of mental health and wellbeing and are thrilled to be offering this fantastic service to our staff and students. We are currently living in uncertain times, so we hope that our college community will benefit from the range of resources available on Big White Wall and are able to take those all-important first steps to improving their mental health and wellbeing.”
Big White Wall can be accessed via https://www.bigwhitewall.com/, where staff and students can use their college email address to register an account on the ‘I’m from a university or college’ page.