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Mental Health

No matter how you're feeling...There is always someone to talk to. 

On-Campus Support

Hertfordshire Students' Union Advice & Support Centre - Our Advice Centre is open 10:00-16:00, Monday to Friday, all year round (except bank holidays and University closed days). We are not trained counsellors, but it can still help to get things off your chest by speaking to one of our Advisers. Alternatively you can call our Advice Team on 01707 285022, or e-mail us on advice@hertfordshire.su

SU Buddy Scheme - Are you a first year (Undergraduate or Postgraduate) and want a Buddy to help you settle in to life at University? Join the Students' Union Buddy Scheme to be matched with one of our lovely Buddy Volunteers!

UH Student Wellbeing - UH Student Wellbeing offer support with psychological and emotional issues which may be impacting upon your academic studies or preventing you from making the most of your time at University. One-to-one counselling, group counselling and workshops are all available through the service and a number of helpful resources are available on their StudyNet pages. You can contact UH Student Wellbeing by either visiting their office on the first floor of the Hutton Hub (College Lane), calling 01707 284453 or e-mailing studentwellbeing@herts.ac.uk


External Support

Samaritans - Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call Samartians free-of-charge on 116 123 (on Landlines and Mobiles) or e-mail jo@samaritans.org.


Online Support

Elefriends - Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can listen, share and be heard.

Big White Wall - Big White Wall is an online mental health community which is accessible anytime, anywhere; and is free to join in Hertfordshire (just put in your post code when prompted). 

Students Against Depression - Students Against Depression provides you with a calm environment and the resources to help you find a way forward - a website offering advice, information and guidance to those affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking.


Online Training & Guidance

Living Life to the Full - In just eight session this free online course can help you make a difference to your life. With associated downloadable worksheets, learn how to sort out your feelings when you feel low, worried or hopeless and learn skills that tackle problems in your life.

MIND "How to cope with student life"

Student Minds "Support for a friend"

NHS Student Mental Health Pages

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