Support Services in Cambridge

There are so many options out there for students to get mental health support in Cambridge - explore support services from different sources using this page. Click for more info on support from each source:


Supporting Yourself and Others

A hugely important part of mental wellbeing is developing ways to support yourself and others


Supporting others

Support from the University 

There are three services on offer at University-level. The first is the University Counselling Service (UCS), provided by the University. The second is the Student Unions' Advice Service (SUAS), provided by CUSU and GU. Finally there's the Disability Resource Centre (DRC) which provides support for students with long-term mental illnesses and other disabilities.

University Counselling Service


Student Unions' Advice Service


Disability Resource Centre



Support from Students

Often it can be easier talking to a peer. There are a number of initiatives run by students for students. Click to find out more about each service.



A night-time listening service for students run by trained volunteers

A network of student supporters across Cambridge  trained to provide confidential, informal support to other students

A charity that campaigns for better awareness and mental health provision at University

Student Minds


Support from College

There are loads of great staff and students in college who are always around for a chat and can support you. 


Support from External Organisations in Cambridge

There are loads of national and Cambridge-based charities that offer information about mental illnesses. We have included here a selection of useful charities ranging from general awareness websites and support hotlines to issue-specific charities. This list is by no means exhaustive but is intended to give you some of the most useful mental health charities. Click to find out more about each service.

About us

Student Minds Cambridge campaigns for better mental health provision and understanding at university.


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