It’s always good to be aware of national support services which can also go some way to helping students with these concerns.

Select here for a list of national support services for some of the most common concerns students face at university.

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It’s always good to be aware of national support services which can also go some way to helping students with these concerns.

National support services for some of the most common concerns students face at university

The organisations listed here are examples of organisations offering support in the following areas. Other organisations exist too and it will be important to identify what is available in your area. The list here is simply to illustrate, rather than offering a recommendation.

  • Depression - Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, Students Against Depression
  • Home sickness - The Mix
  • Anxiety - No Panic
  • Self-harm - Self Harm UK
  • Disordered eating - Beat
  • Exam stress - NHS website
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours - Papyrus
  • Relationship concerns - Relate
  • Social isolation - The Student Room
  • Financial concerns - National Union of Students (NUS)
  • Drug and alcohol misuse - Talk to Frank
  • Sexual vulnerability - Rape Crisis
  • Radicalisation risk - Always ensure your University’s PREVENT lead knows of your concerns

Links to these support services are available in Resources - Links.

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