Charities & External Support

Getting help with mental health can be found outside of the University and Guild, too – there’s a variety of helplines and websites which you can access for support.

For anyone who is struggling to cope and who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure. There’s a variety of ways to get in touch, and they are on hand to help day or night, 365 days a year. Find out more.

A leading movement against suicide, available every day from 5pm until midnight 365 days a year. Find out more.

A national charity which is dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. There’s a variety of ways to get in touch and they are open every day from 9am until midnight. Find out more..

A leading movement against suicide, available every day from 5pm until midnight 365 days a year. Find out more.

A website offering advice, information, guidance and resources to students affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking. Find out more.

If you are experiencing severe low moods and/or persistently feeling anxious or worried, you should contact your Doctor/GP. They will have information about the different options open to you. You can review the Brownlow health Webpage for information about local GP registration and opening times. If you do not have a GP, contact Health watch on 0300 777 7007 to find one near you. They can also put you in touch with an out-of-hours GP service for things that cannot wait.

Talk Liverpool is a free NHS service offering psychological therapies to adults in Liverpool who are feeling depressed or anxious. They offer assessment and treatment via telephone, on-line therapy via the SilverCloud programme as well as virtual face to face therapy via Skype. If you are registered to a GP in Liverpool you can self refer to their service to access support.

YPAS Liverpool provide one to one counselling services and LGBTQ+ Support for young people (12-25) to explore their sexuality and/or gender identity. GYRO is their safe space offering information, advice and groups. Services are presently run online/phone due to covid 19

Student Minds is a UK student mental health charity, who empower students to look after their own mental health, support others and create change.

Mind is a mental health charity, focused on providing advice and support to empower those experiencing mental health problems.

Rethink Mental Illness is a mental health charity, especially focused on the stigma surround mental health issues and strive for equality for all those affected by mental illness.

The Charlie Waller Trust have various resources for University Students to learn about mental health, one is a wellbeing action plan for life after lockdown.