Please note our phone lines are currently not working. If you need to contact anyone in the Health and Wellbeing team, please contact them by email only. The email address is HWBC@barnsley.ac.uk.
Good health and wellbeing is essential for our students to achieve their goals.
We have a dedicated team of people who make sure that you are supported to lead healthy and happy lives. We work with Spectrum to deliver sexual health services and also with South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to deliver our additional range of services across College.
The Health and Wellbeing Centre is based at the Old Mill Lane campus and is open Monday to Friday. The centre is staffed by a Health and Wellbeing team who are here to provide you with advice on:
- Mental Health Access Team (IAPT)
- Diet and nutrition advice
- Contraception and Sexual Health services
- Smoking, drugs and alcohol support
- Antenatal and Post-natal care
Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter
We have signed up to the Association of Colleges Mental Health and Wellbeing Charter. We recognise that our College has a responsibility to create an environment that promotes student and staff wellbeing and that proactively supports student and staff mental health.
Events and Promotions
We run a wide variety of events and promotional days throughout the year where we focus on a range of health related topics. These events are interactive and fun and our aim is to raise awareness of the Health and Wellbeing Centre and healthy behaviours across College. We also run numerous roadshows throughout the year where visit different campuses to hold our pop up service.
Health and Wellbeing tutorials
We have two Health and Wellbeing Tutorial Officers who work across departments to deliver health and wellbeing tutorials on a range of subjects, including;
- Alcohol & Drug Awareness
- Body Image & Self Esteem
- CSE (Child Sexual Exploitation)
- Healthy Eating
- Healthy Relationships & Consent
- Mental Health Awareness
- Sexual Health
- Stop Smoking
- Wellbeing Workshops
For further information please contact the Health and Wellbeing Team
or call in to the Health and Wellbeing Centre in Old Mill Lane campus.
Like our Facebook page to see what
events and campaigns we do: @barnsleycollegehwbc
Last updated: 5th June 2020