The following organisations provide websites, helplines and email counselling, blogs and lots of advice and information. There is also a huge amount of information about support for a range of common problems on our website: www.welfare.qmul.ac.uk . Do remember that you should make an appointment to see your GP if you are struggling with your mental health. Your GP is there to support you with your mental health in just the same way as your physical health and will also have an urgent appointment system.
Samaritans - someone to talk to 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
This is a free service offering telephone, email and face to face listening and support
- Free Helpline open 24 hours a day everyday of the year. Tel: 116 123
- Face to face support: Open 9am-9pm daily - 46 Marshall Street, London W1
- Website: www.samaritans.org Email: email@example.com
Student Depression website:
The Students Against Depression website has over 70 pages of information, resources and real student stories to help students affected by low mood, depression or suicidal thinking Also advice and support for those who are worried about someone else who seems depressed http://studentsagainstdepression.org/.
Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies – NHS counselling and support for stress, anxiety and depression
Open to anyone who has a GP in Tower Hamlets. Self referral via the website: https://towerhamletstalkingtherapies.nhs.uk/
Muslim Youth Helpline
provides faith and culturally sensitive support services to Muslim youth in the UK. Free and confidential Helpline service run by young Muslim volunteers
CRUSE provides telephone counselling for anyone who has experienced bereavement.
Telephone Helpline: 0808 808 1677. Also lots of information and guidance on the website www.cruse.org.uk/
Switchboard LGBT+ helpline
is a helpline operated by lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans volunteers, offering support and information to any caller on any subject to do with sexuality. https://switchboard.lgbt/ Telephone: 0300 330 0630 10am-10pm every day Instant messaging services via website and email support firstname.lastname@example.org
Support in a crisis and help with common problems
More information about common problems and sources of support is available on our website here:
Information about help and support at times of personal crisis is also available on our website. If you are struggling with thoughts about ending your life please go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department details of how to find it can be found here: https://www.welfare.qmul.ac.uk/emotional-wellbeing/help-crisis
Christmas and New Year
For details of social activities and support over the Christmas break please check here http://my.qmul.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/seasons-greetings--information-on-closures-and-activities-over-the-holiday-period.html