The following are options for support from trained students

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Nightline is a confidential and anonymous telephone listening service run by student volunteers.

Call them on 02380 595236 from 8pm – 8am every night during term-time.

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Peer Support is a confidential listening service by students, for students.

Email a peer supporter and you can meet up for a chat. Find out more here or email

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Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity, with a student campaign group in Southampton.

Find out how they can help you at

The following are options for support from professional services, at the Students' Union, the university and nationwide

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Based in Building 40, Highfield Campus, The Advice Centre offers free, confidential and independent help with academic issues, private rented accommodation problems, financial advice and most other practical problems!

Book an appointment in person or by emailing or phoning 02380 592085.

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Personal Academic Tutors

Your tutor should be able to help support you with most issues. You can also talk to a Senior Tutor if you prefer.

Contact your School Office for further details.

Enabling Services

Enabling Services encompasses a wide variety of support for students who have disabilities, mental health issues or specific learning difficulties. They also offer a series of Wellbeing and Study Workshops. It includes a crisis team – First Support – and access to counselling and CBT.

There is a drop-in held in Building 37 (Student Services) Monday – Friday, 1.00-3.00, during term-time. You can also phone them on 02380 597726 or email

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The Samaritans is a national organisation.

You can call 08457 90 90 90 or email in confidence 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and know that they will listen and not judge.

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For medical advice and help you can call 111 any time. Calls are free, and the service is run by the NHS.

In an emergency call 999.