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Challenges Online - Loneliness and Mental Health: Online Resources

undefinedThe themes of this challenge focus on understanding the issues of student loneliness and mental health, the impact of Covid-19, and identifying solutions and interventions to prevent, support and reduce loneliness and mental health issues of students while at university.

This guide highlights a range of resources to explore these challenges.

Library Search

Library Search

Use Library Search to find loneliness and mental health related book and journal content from a range of full text resources.


You can search for broad topics like loneliness  and browse by date to see the latest publications  Or you can run more focused topic searches on things such as the impact of social media 

Here are some sample searches - but try some some of your own.

loneliness university

mental health university 

social media mental health

Top Tip! Refine your search results to online results only whilst you are researching away from the Library

Recent Articles & Reports


Sociology Collection Database
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Humanities International Complete

Ted Talk - How to get rid of loneliness and become happy

The Loneliness Lab

Loneliness Lab logo

Learn about the work of the Loneliness Lab project which was set up to accelerate action towards making London a less lonely city to live in for many people.

Read all about the projects and download the Playbook for lots of insights, including a Hack Your Halls project to look at changing student accommodation to support mental health and combat loneliness.


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