Get wellbeing support
How to get the support you need 24/7
Need somebody to talk to? Between our professional services, external partnerships and the NHS, there is somebody who can help, scroll through the links below for options.
+44 (0)117 32 86268
- Counselling and mental health support for registered students who need to explore their difficulties in more depth using solution-focused methods. The Wellbeing Service provides structured, appointment-based support.
- Student Space is here to make it easier for you to find support.
- Trusted information, online tools and resources from Student Minds.
Out of hours team
- If you have an issue and it's between 19:00 and 07:00 or on the weekend, ring our out of hours team. They can help you get the answers you need.
24/7 Crisis Textline
- Shout 24/7 Crisis Textline is a service that offers support via text to UWE Bristol students experiencing a mental health crisis.
+44 (0)117 32 85678
- There are Information Points on each campus. Just drop in to one of them and they'll help you navigate all the support on offer.
Report and Support
- You can use this online tool to report incidents like bullying either anonymously or with details so we can investigate, plus access practical support and guidance.
- Develop the skills to survive and thrive through challenges, change and uncertainty by investing in your resilience and personal wellbeing.
- Student Reps work to create positive changes to the learning experience at UWE Bristol, so if you're having trouble in your course, speak to your rep.
+44(0) 117 342 6999
- The Bridge is a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC). They offer medical care, emotional and psychological support, and practical help to anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted. Also offer information and support to friends and family if someone you care about has been affected by rape or serious sexual assault. Available 24/7, 365 days a year.
University Chaplaincy team
- The University's Chaplaincy Team are available provide a listening ear and offer spiritual direction to staff and students of all faiths and none.
- We've developed a number of self-help resource handouts on various topics commonly discussed in counselling, mental health and specialist mentoring support.
Access Health Services
- Register as a patient for GP appointments to talk about your health and get access to NHS services, including mental health support.
+44(0)117 95 42952
- A supportive place where people experiencing severe emotional distress can go for help outside of normal working hours.
+44(0)117 95 25742
- A local black, Asian and minority ethnic-led charity with therapists delivering support, talking therapies and workshops for students experiencing the rigours of university life.
0800 068 41 41
- The national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide – they can help.
- Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
- Understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour and manage anxiety through self-help exercises and reflection.
Student Health App
- Why Google your symptoms and risk getting overly worried? Download the Student Health App and use it to reduce your worries and know where to go to get the support you need.
- They offer a range of short-term psychological therapies to adults who live in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire and are registered with a GP there.
Off the Record
- Off the Record is a mental health social movement by and for young people aged 11-25 living in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.
Stay Alive app
- The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe.
Bristol Mental Health
- Bristol Mental Health provides NHS services to support people experiencing an extreme mental health or emotional crisis.
Students’ Union Advice Centre
+44(0)117 32 82676
- Gives friendly, non-judgemental and confidential advice about housing, finances, academic issues and more – no appointment necessary.
Study skills workshops
- Manage the stresses caused by academic study by developing the skills you need to succeed.
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