Student health and welfare useful links and phone numbers

优盈票app好的there is a whole world of support out there whenever you need it. for medical, health or welfare matters, take a look below for links and phone numbers to the groups and organisations who can offer help and advice.



  • 111 - the number to call if you need help with a health issue
  • - stacks of health help, including a health A-Z guide, living well advice and a feature for finding your nearest doctors/dentist/opticians/pharmacy
  •  - health information and self-care advice for people in Scotland
  •  - health information for people in Wales


  • - real people talking about their emotional experience with illness


  •  0808 802 1221 - get help, support and advice on dealing with AIDS and HIV

Sexual Health

  • - NHS advice about sex/relationships/contraception
  •  - help and advice on sexual health education
  • National Sexual Health Helpline - 0300 123 7123, Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm
  •  - Brook - sexual health and wellbeing for under 25s. Find advice, information or your nearest sexual health service
  •  - online webchat, sexual health advice, information and support

Mental Health


  •  - 116 123 (UK + ROI) - provides confidential non-judgmental support, 24 hours a day for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. Also a text service - 07725909090 and email: [email protected] - replies within 24 hours
  •  - Student-run helpline open throughout the night, providing confidential, non-judgmental and non-advisory support. Basically like an alternative to The Samaritans, geared towards students. Has branches in most major UK universities. Also has an IM and email service
  •  - eating disorder charity with a number of helplines, including one especially for young people who need support with eating disorder related problems


  •  – 0300 123 3393 - information about mental illness
  • – 0800 068 4141, help and support surrounding suicide
  •  - general information and support on depression. Here you can share your story of mental illness, or read about others
  •  - useful information pages on eating disorders
  •  - OCD info and support
  •  - mental health information and support via SANEline and SANEmail
  •  - forum site providing support and advice for self-harmers and their families

Drug Awareness

  •  - a place to get accurate information about drugs


  •  - a national charity dedicated to helping victims of crime
  •  - website with details of local rape crisis organisations