Students (University)

Big White Wall

A digital mental health and wellbeing service, offering safe, anonymous online support available 24/7.  It offers a range of therapeutic pathways, including peer and professional support and creative self-expression. There is also a range of evidence-based online courses, tips and clinical tests on topics including managing anxiety, positive thinking, smoking cessation and weight management. Counsellors are online at all times to moderate the service and provide further support. In some areas, BWW delivers face-to-face therapy online, via its own experienced therapists or with NHS clinicians

Free for many university students.


Mind – Student Life

Excellent online information, produced by Mind in association with Student Mind. For those embarking on their university careers who may be concerned about their mental health.


A confidential listening, support and practical information service for university students in London and beyond. Open from 6pm to 8am every night of term.

T: 0207 631 0101
Webchat via website
Skype Phone: londonnightline
Skype Chat:
Text: 07717 989 900


A comprehensive online resource for care leavers with information about the support available to them from universities and colleges in the UK.


T: 0800 023 2033

Students Against Depression

Website offering information and resources validated by health professionals alongside tips and advice from students who have experienced it all themselves.


Student Minds

UK’s student mental health charity that empowers students and members of the university community to look after their own mental health and ​support others. Explains how students can look after their mental health, offers practical suggestions and signposting for support.




UK Council for International Student Affairs. Offers advice for international students in the UK and universities, colleges and students’ unions who support them. Broaches issues such as adjusting to the culture shock of moving, as well a mental health support available in the UK. Can help with many of the practical aspects of moving to and living in the UK.


Student Advice Line: 020 7788 9214 between 1- 4pm


The University Mental Health Advisers Network is a national UK charity dedicated to supporting students with mental health difficulties in Higher Education Institutions. Provide useful online information for students and others, as well as a newsletter and blog.



Young Minds

National charity providing a service for children and young people, and anyone concerned with the mental health of a child. Their information line is for parents or anyone supporting children with mental health needs. Their website provides an extensive online resource for advice and information for young people, parents and professionals.


T: 020 7336 8445/Parent Info Line 0800 018 2138