All the mental health services in Lincoln you can access this Movember
Lincoln has a variety of services available
CW: Discussion of mental health
Movember is a global campaign that takes place every November of each year. The campaign is done to raise awareness for men’s cancers and other health issues that people can face.
Those who take part grow a moustache during the month to highlight tackling male cancers and health awareness, this includes prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention.
The University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union and its societies are taking part this year and at the time of writing has raised £5,315 for the charity.
MENTalk Lincs offer a safe space for the who wish to be heard and could be wrestling with a range of issues in their life. The organisation was started “to fill the gap for male mental health support and help smash the stigma of men’s mental health, in Lincolnshire.”
Although not solely focusing on just men, they have created and implemented male mental health specialists groups and activities in Lincolnshire. So if you are or know a male struggling right now, we have support for you.”
You can find out more information and contact them on their website or by calling them on 0800 001 4331.
Andy’s Man Club Lincoln
Andy’s Man Club is a nationwide mental health support talking group. They hold sessions every Monday from 7 pm. They are based at the LNER Stadium football grounds in Sincil Bank.
They run talking groups of men “who have either been through a storm, are currently going through a storm or have a storm brewing in life.”
The University of Lincoln’s Residential Wardens are available to support students 24/7. The team can be contacted between 6 pm and midnight everyday.
Student Wellbeing is open and is currently offering its drop-in service. Students can access this from Monday through Friday from 12pm to 2pm, and on a Thursday from 5pm to 7pm.
You can contact the Student Wellbeing Centre by emailing [email protected], or by calling them on 01522 886400.
Student Support is available to students on a range of issues. Their team of professionals are available to help with student enquiries regarding University systems and procedures, funding, fees and payments, housing, personal support and general advice and information.
Student Support offers practical help, advice and support, they can resolve issues and concerns, and make referrals to specialist staff if it is necessary.
They are open Monday to Thursday from 8:30 am to 5 pm, and on Fridays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
If you or someone you know is struggling, please speak to someone or contact Samaritans on 116 123 at any time. You can also contact Anxiety UK on 03444 775 774, Mind on 0300 123 3393, and Calm (Campaign against living miserably, for men aged 15 to 35) on 0800 58 58 58.