Mental Health

University Counselling Service
The Counselling Service offer free, professional and confidential counselling to all students and staff. A number of groups also exist for students, and more information on a range of issues can be found on the website.

01223 367575 (BT) or 01223 744444 (NTL)
Student-run confidential listening service available from 7pm-7am every night of full term. Students can also drop in to the Linkline office for a chat during these hours. Threshold Women’s Mental Health Infoline: 0808 808 6000 A national freephone information line for women, providing information on all aspects of women’s mental health including a series of factsheets. Monday-Thurs 10am-noon, 2pm-4:30

Comprehensive website offering advice, information and background briefings on a wide range of mental health issues and specific mental health problems

The Samaritans:
08457 90 90 90
Confidential listening service, available 24 hours a day throughout the UK. Run by volunteers to offer non-judgemental, non-directional support.

0808 808 2121 (Lifeline), 01223 566957 (information centre)
Lifecraft is a local self-help organisation which is run by users and ex-users of mental health services. Provides a social club, counselling and information centre based in the Bath House, which is on the intersection between Mill Road and Gwydir Street. Lifeline operates every night from 7pm-11pm.

Counselling Directory:
Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events. To ensure the professionalism of our website, all counsellors have provided us with qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body

Disclaimer: Whilst CUSU Women’s Campaign has been careful to check the suitability of these organisations as contact points for students, it cannot be held responsible for the work or advice of any external organisation. Neither should this list be treated as exhaustive.