Self-help Guides & Resources
The University of Leicester Student Counselling Service has produced a series of self-help guides giving advice and information resources about common student mental health issues.
Here are some steps you could take while you are waiting for an appointment with the Student Counselling Service:
If you have not done so, you could contact your GP, or (if you are registered with them) the Freemen's Common Health Centre, 161 Welford Road, Leicester. Telephone: 0844 815 1105
You can contact Student Support (mental wellbeing) Service if you want to know more about mental health issues and agencies. There is an office within the Student Counselling Service and above the Fremman's Common Health Centrte. Telephone: 252 2283
You can speak to Nightline, a service for students by students who are trained to listen. Available 8pm-8am each day. Telephone: 223 1230
The Samaritans offer a 24 hour anonymous telephone counselling line. You can talk to them about any issue that may be troubling you. Telephone: 08457 90 90 90
You may find the following website useful: www.student.counselling.co.uk This is a national website with plenty of information on particular issues, from academic to personal, health or other problems. There are plenty of links pointing you to further self-help material.
Other Student Support Services for students
- Student Support (mental wellbeing)
- Healthy Living for Students
- AccessAbility Centre
We hope you find this information useful and of help while you are waiting to see one of our counsellors.