Student Welfare Services

Useful Contact Numbers A-Z:

Alcoholics Anonymous
A helpline for anyone with a drinking problem. 0845 7697 555

British Dyslexia Association
0118 966 8271

British Pregnancy Advisory Service
If you're worried you may be pregnant or want advice on abortion. 08457 304 030

Careline
Confidential crisis counselling. 020 8514 1177

Confidential Care
24-hour advice and counselling on any emotional issue. 0800 281 054

Citizens Advice Bureau
24-hour advice and counselling on any emotional issue. 0800 281 054

Drinkline
Help and information if you're worried about your own or a friend's alcohol consumption. 0800 917 82 82

EACH (Educational Action Challenging Homophobia)
Offers support to young people affected by homophobia. 0800 100 0143

Eating Disorders Association
Information and help on all aspects of eating disorders. 0845 634 1414

Equal Opportunities Commission
Advice for anyone who feels they have been unfairly treated. 0845 601 5901

Get Connected
Provides young people with initial support, determines what help is needed, and then connects to a relevant local helpline via a three-way conference call. 0808 808 4994

Lesbian and Gay Switchboard
Information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men and bisexual people from all backgrounds throughout the UK. 020 7837 7324

Lifeline
Christian-run helpline providing a sympathetic ear, information and advice on a range of emotional, spiritual or practical matters. 020 7316 0808

MASH
Advice for men experiencing sexual abuse or domestic violence. 0117 907 7100

Miyad
Jewish crisis helpline. 0845 7581 999

Muslim Women's Helpline
Provides information, practical help and a listening service for Muslim women and girls. 020 8904 8193

Muslim Youth Helpline
Confidential helpline for young Muslims. 0808 808 2008

National Drugs Helpline
Confidential advice and information for those who are concerned, or have questions, about drugs; 24 hours. 0800 77 66 00

National Sexual Health Helpline
Offers confidential advice, information and referrals on all aspects of sexual health and HIV/Aids. 0800 567 123

Nightline
A confidential listening, emotional support, information and supplies service, run by students for students at your university. Find your Nightline at www.nightline.ac.uk.

NHS Direct
Provides medical advice, 24 hours. 0845 46 47

RASASC (Rape and sexual abuse support centre)
Support and counselling for women and girls who have been raped or sexually abused. 0845 122 1331

Release
Independent drugs charity offering information, advice and support on drugs and legal issues. 020 7749 4034

Samaritans
Provide 24-hour emotional support to anyone who is suicidal or despairing. 08457 90 90 90

Saneline
Provides information and crisis support for people with mental health problems and those who support them. 08457 678 000

Skill
National bureau for students with disabilities. 0800 328 5050 (minicom - 0800 068 2422)

Survivors UK
Advice, counselling and support group for adult male victims of sexual abuse or rape. 0845 1221201

Terrence Higgins Trust
Access to HIV/ Aids services, information and support. 0845 1221 200

Victim Supportline
Advice for victims of crime. 0845 3030 900

Women's Aid
National charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. 08457 023 468

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