The Mental Wellbeing Team is delighted to announce a new partnership with Spectrum.Life to offer in the moment and out of hours support, in different ways to suit our students' needs.

Spectrum.Life will offer students immediate online, text and telephone support from qualified professionals. You can talk to them about anything, including stress, anxiety, low mood, financial worries, loss and grief, relationship difficulties, substance abuse issues and much more. They will work with you in getting initial help and liaise with the Mental Wellbeing Team for ongoing support.

The free service is available 24/7, 365 days per year via:

  • Telephone: 0800 0318227
  • WhatsApp: Text “Hi” to 0741836 0780
  • Mobile App or web platform

Spectrum Life Mobile App and web platform

Spectrum.Life App and platform will give you access to fitness plans, recipes, and eLearning content related to stress, anxiety, sleep and mental health among other topics. In addition, you will have access to numerous health and wellbeing related rewards such as discounted Fitbit Fitness Trackers! The platform also gives you direct easy access to the 24/7 Student Support as outlined above.

Register now to the Spectrum.Life platform and mobile app by clicking https://cccu.spectrum.life/login?org=CCCU and using your Canterbury Christ Church email address. Once registered you can bookmark the following link for logging in https://cccu.spectrum.life/login. You can download the app by searching for "Spectrum.Life" in your Google Play or Apple Store.

An introduction to the Spectrum.Life Platform

Your Mental Wellbeing Team

Spectrum.Life is in addition to the core support provided by our CCCU trained mental health professionals and counsellors.

You can contact the Mental Wellbeing team at any point of your student journey - asking for help whenever you need it via:

  • An online registration form
  • Email mentalwellbeing@canterbury.ac.uk.
  • Virtual drop-ins, Monday – Friday, 12pm – 1pm, via Blackboard
  • Mental Health drop-ins, Wednesdays, 2-4pm, Augustine House, Canterbury and Thursdays 1-2pm, Cathedral Court, Medway
  • Chooseday Chill for an informal chat over tea and toast, every Tuesday, at Augustine House from 5-7pm.