Support in Bristol

At Bristol you are not on your own, there is always someone to support you.

Support from the University

We have a range of other support services available or you may find our self-help resources can help and support you.

Support from outside the University

While you are studying with us, you are a member of Bristol's local community and can access a range of local city-wide agencies we work closely with.

Contact your doctor

If you are struggling with anxiety, depression or other mental health difficulties, your doctor can help. Register with a doctor as soon as possible.

NHS Bristol Wellbeing Therapies

Offers free workshops, courses and 1-1 sessions if you are suffering with anxiety, low mood or depression. Tel: +44 (0)117 982 3209.

Big White Wall

A free online mental health and wellbeing service offering an anonymous and safe peer support community 24/7.

Bristol Mental Health

Provides information about the different NHS mental health services available.

The Bridge

NHS sexual assault referral centre offering support, advice and counselling.
Tel: +44 (0)117 342 6999

Get the right support

There are many different services that offer different types of support. It is really important that you get the right support for you. 

If you are unsure or need support our Student Wellbeing Advisers or Residential Life Advisers can help and advise you find the right support.

Private counselling

These national organisations provide a list of private registered therapists. Search for one near you by postcode.

Self-help resources

Information you can access and use immediately to help yourself, or while you wait for further support.

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