Support from both within the University and externally is readily available for all those that need it. Please see below and click on the charity’s logo to be directed to their website.
In an emergency or if you need help immediately then please contact your GP or NHS 111, the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free.
Call 111 and speak to a highly trained advisor, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the best medical care for you.
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
Alternatively for general external support please see details below.
n.b. CPFT stands for the Cambridge and Peterborough Foundation Trust
CPFT NHS First Response Service – If you are experiencing a Mental Health Crisis
Please note this is a service only available to those living in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.
(includes access to MIND’s Sanctuary – a safe place for individuals experiencing an emotional or mental health crisis, 6pm to 1am, daily)
Cruse Bereavement Care offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.
0808 808 1677
Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 5pm
Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre offers support to women and girls who have experienced rape, childhood sexual abuse or any other form of sexual violence.
Wednesday 19:00-21:30pm, Thursday 19:00-21:30pm, Saturday 15:00-17:30pm and Sunday 10:00am-12:30pm.
As the UK’s eating disorder charity, Beat providers three different helplines (adult, student and youth).
- Adult- 0808 801 0677
- Student- 0808 801 0811
- Youth- 0808 801 0711
Open 365 days a year from 12:00-20:00pm during the week and 16:00-20:00pm on weekends/bank holidays.
The School of Clinical Medicine have signed the STOP Suicide Pledge
Andy’s Man Club
ANDYSMANCLUB are a men’s suicide prevention charity, offering free-to-attend peer-to-peer support groups across the United Kingdom and online. They want to end the stigma surrounding men’s mental health and help men through the power of conversation.