What works: Volunteering
Volunteering is a great way to do something for others and at the same time do a lot of good for our own mental well-being.
What the evidence says:
- reduces stress levels
- helps combat depression
- reduces feelings of loneliness and isolation
- has a positive impact on your relationships, self-esteem and feelings of connected-ness
Where's the evidence?
How to get involved:
- Students Association Volunteering Service - whether a one-off or more regular commitment, you choose! Or let a volunteering advisor help you find what might be the best fit for you!!
- Volunteer Edinburgh