MoodSpace is a platform for students. It’s a place with reliable information, tips and self-help to cope with emotional problems and study resiliently and powerfully – with room for student stories, pep talks and signposts to a listening ear. MoodSpace is the best check to put your mental health first.

Student welfare International students

1. Student Support services

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

You want the help of a student psychologist from the VUB? You can call the number 02 629 23 06 or click here.

Erasmushogeschool Brussels

You want the help of a student counsellor from EhB? You can click here, and send an e-mail to the counsellor of your department.

Odisee and KU Leuven Brussels campus

Stuvo+ is always there for you. For more info, click here.

LUCA and KU Leuven, department architecture, Brussels campus

You want the help of a student psychologists from LUCA? Make an appointment with Sofie Giets for a video chat here.

2. General information

Official information about measurements and actions of the Belgian government you find here or you can call the number 0800 14 689.

Survival guide for students

Are you in need of tips to boost your wellbeing or your studying? Get inspired by our cartoons! These cartoons are a collaboration between Brik and all Dutch higher education institutions of Brussels.

3. Everyone OK

On you can follow an online intervention with questions and videos. It’s a scientifically sound step-by-step plan of about 45 minutes. You can go through it solo, or with your housemates.

4. Community Help Service

Community Help Service welcomes clients of all ages, from different backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life. They support you through times of mild frustration, loneliness, anxiety, bereavement and thoughts of suicide.

They have a diverse team with psychologists, psychotherapists and psychiatrists that come from different disciplines and have a wide range of professional experience. They all speak English.

You can reach them on the CHS telephone Helpline 02 648 40 14. The call is anonymous and confidential. Available 24/7.

5. Mental Health Europe

Mental Health Europe would like to remind that taking care of your mental health is as important as looking after your physical health. Good mental health and positive wellbeing can help you better cope with the COVID-19 threat and the uncertainty it’s creating.

They listed up a few ways to keep a sense of control in order to ease coronavirus anxiety.