Online courses and support
Health and wellbeing
The Student Wellbeing Service provides access to two valuable resources for online wellbeing learning and support. You can access these resources independently or as part of your package of support from the Service.
TogetherAll online support
Togetherall is an online community offering anonymous peer to peer chat and mutual support, moderated 24/7 by trained mental health professionals. Register using your University of Portsmouth email address to create your anonymous User ID. There are also short online courses and other useful self-help resources.
SilverCloud online courses
SilverCloud is an evidence-based programme of short online courses which are available free of charge to our students and staff.
You can choose from the following topics on a self-help basis:
- Space for Mindfulness
- Space for Resilience
- Space for Sleep
- Space for Positive Body Image
- Space from Covid-19
- Space from Money Worries
- Space from Stress
- Space from Anxiety
- Space from Depression
You will learn and apply useful self-management skills, using research-proven CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) methods, in your own time and at your own pace.
SilverCloud’s programmes have demonstrated improvement rates for depression, anxiety, and stress. The programmes consist of six to eight modules for you to complete at your own pace over approximately eight weeks.
These multimedia courses are undertaken individually and confidentially. They include videos, short articles, quizzes, goal-setting exercises, and a variety of other activities, as well as personal space to make notes and apply your learning. Choose whichever course is most relevant to you, or work through them one by one. An excellent foundation to ensure you have the self-management skills to cope with the stress of university and life ahead.
Register directly via the SilverCloud website. You will need to use your University of Portsmouth email address to set up your account, but no one else will have access to it.
If you feel you would benefit from support in completing the courses or further help in learning these skills, you can register with the Student Wellbeing Service for individual support. The online registration form provides an opportunity to say more about the type of support that you would like.
To register for support please see our registration page.