If you need urgent or emergency support please call the emergency services on 999 or University Security on 01225 383 999 if you’re on campus.
If you are struggling and need some advice and support or just somebody to talk to, help is available.
Be Well - Talk Now - free support service:
Our Be Well - Talk Now service provides free, confidential advice and support by phone, video call or live chat from anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
From within the UK
Call 0808 196 8046
From outside the UK
Call +44 3 307771499
Student Support Advice Service
The Student Support Advice Service also provides support between 9am and 5pm every day of the year.
Domestic violence and abuse
Suicide awareness and prevention
Care first: 24/7 in the moment support
You can access a team of professional counsellors 24 hours a day.
Phone: 0800 174 319.
Care first is available to offer you practical support and information when you need it most. They also offer a range of wellbeing services to support your emotional health, both at work and at home. Find out more about the services they offer.
Employee assistance programme
The University also provides a free and confidential counselling service Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for staff.
The Education Support Partnership
Staff can also obtain free advice from the Education Support Partnership, an independent counselling service. It is a charity that supports staff in higher education. They provide a 24/7 telephone and email helpline. You can contact them directly on 08000 562561 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.