A new way to a healthier mind

SilverCloud is an online program to help manage stress, anxiety and depression. It will help you understand how you're feeling and give ideas on how to manage your thoughts, feelings and behaviours.

One in four of us struggle with mental health challenges, like feeling low or anxious. Based on two decades of clinical research and proven therapies, SilverCloud programmes give you the tools and skills to feel better and stay better.

How it works

Easy to access - access programmes anytime on any device.

Easy to use - 82% of people find the programmes easy to use.

Login, learn and practice - work though the activities, videos and content anytime on your computer, tablet, or phone.

Proven outcomes - it's proven in trials to work as well as face to face therapy.

List of programme modules

  • Space for Mindfulness
  • Space for Perinatal Wellbeing
  • Space for Positive Body Image
  • Space for Resilience
  • Space for Sleep
  • Space from Alcohol
  • Space from Anxiety
  • Space from COVID-19
  • Space from Depression
  • Space from Health Anxiety
  • Space from Money Worries
  • Space from Stress
  • Space in CHD from Depression and; Anxiety
  • Space in Diabetes from Depression and; Anxiety
  • Space in Lung Conditions from Depression and Anxiety

You can register for SilverCloud independently and follow the programme at your own pace in your own time around other work, study and family commitments.

Alternatively, you can be registered by a member of our Counselling and Wellbeing team with online support from a team member, this offers additional support throughout the programme if you feel you need it.

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Get started with SilverCloud

Use the link to begin your SilverCloud journey. You'll need to register before you can start a module.

Start using SilverCloud


More ways to look after yourself

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What support is right for you? Calculate your wellbeing score and use it to get the right support.

Calculate your wellbeing score
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6 Ways to Wellbeing

Follow the 6 Ways to Wellbeing and spend some positive time focusing on yourself.

Follow the 6 Ways to Wellbeing
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Wellbeing workshops

Don’t wait until you’re experiencing hard times to come to our workshops. Come along now and understand how to manage your thoughts and feeling and succeed in your studies.

Find a wellbeing workshop for you
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Self-help resources

Download our self-help leaflets and find out the best ways to improve your wellbeing and keep a positive outlook.

Download wellbeing resources

Want to talk to someone?

The Counselling and Wellbeing Service is available to all students at ARU and offers a free and confidential service to promote mental health and wellbeing.

Cambridge: 01223 698276
Chelmsford: 01245 684271
Monday to Thursday: 9am–5pm
Friday: 9am–4.30pm

Need emergency help?

If you need emergency help, please take action straight away. If you’re worried about your safety, call 999 or take yourself to A&E.

Emergency help and crisis support