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The Student Wellbeing Team

The Student Wellbeing Team

RMIT Training Student Wellbeing Team

We are here to help if you’re feeling sad, lonely, or anxious.

You might find that settling in isn’t easy. It can take time to adjust your sleep patterns and eating habits and it is normal to feel homesick, tired or sad during your first few weeks in a new environment.

Sometimes these problems can lead to more serious mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression. If you feel you need help, you can speak to our registered psychologists, Divie and Cindy, from the Student Wellbeing Team. To make an appointment, visit Level 3 or email wellbeing@rmit.edu.au.

Common signs of mental illness

If you or a friend experience any of the following symptoms for an extended period, you should seek help from the Student Wellbeing Team.

  • Loss of interest in hobbies or typical activities such as attending class
  • Frequent bad moods
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Difficulty managing your emotions
  • Sudden weight gain or weight loss
  • Social withdrawal
  • Problems concentrating, remembering or thinking logically
  • Drug or alcohol abuse
  • Long periods of feeling sad
  • Excessive worrying
  • Symptoms of anxiety such as heart palpitations, headaches, hot flushes or chills, shaking or shortness of breath
  • Detachment from reality

Most mental health problems do not go away by themselves and require professional help. Not sure if you have a problem? Speak to the Student Wellbeing Team on Level 3 or email wellbeing@rmit.edu.au.

Visit Beyond Blue for more information about mental health issues: https://www.beyondblue.org.au/personal-best/pillar/wellbeing