Advisory Services Mental Health

Completing your studies is challenging and can be associated with great pressure to perform as well as financial uncertainties and uncertainties relating to your prospects. As a result, the psychological strain during your studies can sometimes be high.

Mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, etc. are already very common around the world. The WHO expects a further sharp increase in mental health disorders and therefore calls for mental health to be respected and for help to be sought in good time if needed.

The Universities of Bern Counselling Centre is an important point of contact for students to find out more about the topic and obtain support. The Counselling Centre offers personal counseling, which you can use free of charge as a student of the University of Bern. In addition, the Counselling Centre regularly organizes courses on mental health and other areas relevant to studies.

Universities of Bern Counselling Centre

Psyche and well-being

How is your well-being? What do you need to be happy? On the website of the Universities of Bern Counselling Centre you will find tips on how to improve your well-being and prevent mental health problems. You will also find information on mental difficulties and problems on the website.

Current courses

Universities of Bern Counselling Centre

Understanding psychological crises and reacting sensitively

Psychological crises can affect you and others and often require an empathetic response. In this workshop, you will learn how to react in a supportive way when you or someone around you is not feeling well. The two-part workshop will take place on April 30 and May 7 (4:30-7:30 p.m. - 6h in total) and will be conducted by the Universities of Bern Counselling Centre. Language of the course: German. Registration deadline: April 16, 2024.

Pro Mente Sana

Mental health first aid course (ensa)

9 out of 10 people know someone who has a psychological problem and would like to help. But how? ensa First Aid courses enable lay people to approach people with mental health problems and to provide first aid. The four-part course takes place on April 17, April 24, May 1 and May 8 (4.30-8.00 p.m. - 14h in total) and is run by the foundation Pro Mente Sana. The course is targeted at people who would like to explore the topic in more detail and also learn more about the various clinical pictures. Language of the course: German. Registration deadline: March 29, 2024.