Healthy amounts of stress can be of great benefit in helping us rise to challenges, stay focused and even enhance our abilities in emergency situations. However, it is important to recognise when stress becomes unhealthy.

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Wellness Warriors

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You can't pour from an empty cup

Whether you need a break from the books or some advice, Arc Wellness is here with fun events and helpful resources.

Look out for our Wellness Warriors on campus doing random acts of kindness and pop up activities to remind you to take care of yourself and each other.

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24-Hour Crisis Support

UNSW Specific Services

If you're unsure where to look and need advice email our Legal & Advocacy team: or find helpful links here.

Wellness Warriors


Self Care

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Helping A Mate

Online Help

Beyond Blue

beyondblue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.

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Information and services for young people, their families and friends about mental health, physical health, work / study support and alcohol and other drug services.

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Breathe (Reach Out) App

ReachOut Breathe helps you reduce the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety by slowing down your breathing and your heart rate. Research shows that slowing your heart rate can increase feelings of calmness in your body.

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Smiling Mind App

Developed by psychologists and educators to help bring balance to people’s lives. Mindfulness meditation programs are designed to assist people in dealing with the pressure, stress and challenges of daily life.

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Apply To Volunteer in 2019

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Volunteering Expo

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