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Help on offer for new university students

Students have been preparing for their first week of lectures Photo: PA

Universities across the region have invested in support teams in a bid to help new students with mental health problems.

With many young people leaving home for the first time, moving away to university can be a nervous experience.

Counsellors, well-being advice, mental health advice and solution-focused practitioners have been introduced to try to create a sense of community for students.