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:
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
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.