Support for Students
Do you need help now? Our crisis messenger text service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you’re aged 25 or under, and are experiencing any painful emotion or are in crisis, you can text THEMIX to 85258.
Whether you want to understand more about how you're feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who's struggling, we can help.
The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. We are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to us via our online community, on social, through our free, confidential helpline or our counselling service.
Thinking of suicide?
Are you, or is a young person you know, not coping with life? For confidential suicide prevention advice contact HOPELINEUK. We are open 9am–midnight every day.
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.
Mental health problems are as common among students as they are in the general population.
But it's not just students with a diagnosed mental health condition who can benefit from counselling.
Help if you're a student with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability
Explains how you can look after your mental health as a student, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.
It is okay not to feel okay during these times, but if your feelings are becoming deep and intense, then please don’t suffer in silence.
You aren’t alone in feeling like this and it is important for you to know that there are lots of ways to help dealing with these feelings.
It’s absolutely possible to learn to manage them and feel okay again.