Online self-help for students
Leiden University is a member of the Caring Universities alliance. Their programmes are an easy way for students to work on their mental health. Rivierduinen Mental Health Services has also offers e-modules, and soon the platform Gezonde Boel will be available.
Caring Universities offers free online programmes to help improve students’ mental well-being. They also receive guidance from a personal coach. Caring Universities also sends out an annual online questionnaire and give students immediate feedback and advice on their well-being, for example on mood swings and how to deal with stress and procrastination.
Rivierduinen Mental Health Services
Rivierduinen Mental Health Services offers free anonymous e-health programmes for students and staff (in Dutch). Register at mijn.therapieland.
The modules, which are recommended by the student psychologists, are easy to follow and focus on preventing mental health problems. The modules include: Worrying, Standing Up for Yourself and StressLess.
The e-interventions are completely anonymous and you do not have to provide any personal data. The programmes are only available in Dutch.
Gezonde Boel is an e-health platform for students. The platform offers a wide range of training. A link to the login screen for students and staff from Leiden University will be available on 1 September 2022.