Student Mental Health and Well-being

Are you or someone you know experiencing anxiety, worry or stress? 

Are you or someone you know experiencing psychological or emotional distress?

Do you or some you know need to talk to someone who can offer support and advice? 

Are you a parent/ carer looking for support for your child?

Where to find support and information (this list is not exhaustive):

www.anxietyuk.org.uk Anxiety UK -0844 475 774 9.30am -5.30pm Monday to Friday. Supports those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and resources.

www.childline.org.uk Childline-0800 1111 24 hours a day. Confidential advice for children and young people.

www.relate.org.uk Relate-0300 100 1234 Relationship support for all ages.

www.samaritans.org Samaritans -116 123 24 hours a day. Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair

www.youngminds.org.uk YoungMinds-0808 802 5544 9.30am -4pm Monday to Friday. Committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

www.kooth.com   Provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults.

https://giveusashout.org   Shout 85258 is the UK’s first free, confidential, 24/7 text support service. It’s anonymous and won’t appear on your bill. 

https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk Beat -0845 634 1414 1.30pm -4.30pm Monday to Thursday. Support for sufferers of eating disorders

https://www.ceop.police.uk/Safety-Centre/ The education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline.

www.winstonswish.org.uk childhood bereavement charity in the UK which offers practical support and guidance to bereaved children, their families and professionals.

https://www.annafreud.org/ mental health support for children and their families.

https://life-stuff.org Tips, info and support to help you cope with health, wellbeing and social issues

Support in a crisis:

  • Risk to life: Call 999
  • In crisis but not imminent risk to life: Call 111/ GP appointment

LGBTQ+

www.pinktherapy.com Specialists in the mental health needs of children, young adults and adults who identify as LGBTQ+

www.mindlinetrans.org.uk An emotional and mental health support helpline for anyone identifying as transgender, non-binary or genderfluid.

www.theprodtrust.org LGBTQ+ Youth support

Addiction Support

www.al-anon.org.uk There for anyone whose life is or has been affected by someone else’s drinking.

www.gamanon.org.uk There for anyone whose life is or has been affected by someone else’s gambling.

www.talktofrank.com  Honest information about drugs

Over 18:

First Response Service

https://www.dpt.nhs.uk/our-services/first-response-service

First Response Service. The First Response Service (FRS) puts you and your mental health first, providing a service seven days a week, 365 days a year.