Student Support


If you need URGENT help or support with your mental health:

The service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week, throughout the year.

You can access confidential emotional support at any time from Samaritans either by calling 116 123 or emailing
Psychiatric nurses are available on the switchboard who can offer advice.
24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text 85258.
A free, anonymous, confidential and safe online Wellbeing service, offering counselling, information and forums for young people. Access 365 days a year to counsellors who are available from 12noon – 10pm Monday – Friday and 6 – 10pm Saturday & Sunday.
A confidential, high-quality service for individuals, carers and families experiencing emotional or mental health problems. You can sign up to any of the services; they are open to everyone.

0191 565 7218, 07984595542 or

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A useful website for anyone looking to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Resources include; local support services, information about specific mental health and wellbeing issues, links to other websites and helplines.