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University of Exeter Wellbeing Services

The University of Exeter provides a wellbeing service to all current students. The wellbeing team is made up of highly skilled counsellors and mental health professionals who are able to offer advice as well as therapeutic and practical support to help you cope personally and to manage your university work.

01392 724381 Visit Website

Exeter Depression and Anxiety Service

DAS are a free, confidential, NHS talking therapy service, offering effective treatments and therapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), which can help you get your life back on track. Their website includes self-help resources and a 'Mood Quiz' if you are unsure whether you need further support, or want to get a better understanding of how you're feeling.

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 09:00-19:00; Wednesday and Friday 09:00-17:00

01392 675630 Visit Website Self-Referral


Silvercloud offers secure, immediate access to online CBT programmes, tailored to your specific needs. The programme has shown high improvement rates for depression, anxiety and stress and also has a programme on body image. CBT helps you identify and change those thought and behavioural patterns that have a negative influence on how you are feeling; helping you to make changes for the better.

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Nightline is the University of Exeter's confidential listening and information service run by students, for students. Whether you need to talk about something which is troubling you or you need a taxi number, Nightline volunteers are available throughout the night during term time.

Everyday 20:00-08:00 (during term time)

01392 724000 Visit Website

University of Exeter Meditation Society

The Meditation Society aims to offer all members the tools they need, through mediation, to cultivate a happier, more compassionate and less stressful life. They run weekly sessions, have regular socials, and facilitate opportunities such as organising volunteering events that aid the local community.

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University of Exeter Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy is a team of people from different faiths working together to serve students of all faiths and nations. They arrange, advise and help with a wide variety of events all year round. They are based in the Forum, in the corner of the Student Services area, and in Room 110, the Old Library during term time.

01392 723649 (9-5) 07501 512855 (24/7) Visit Website

One You

One You is a government run webpage providing information on several areas of wellbeing such as smoking, alcohol and eating with quizzes to help you to identify and improve your life.

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Chinese Mental Health Association

CMHA provide a diverse range of services with the aim of serving Chinese people who suffer from mental health related issues and problems. They offer counselling, wellbeing and be friendly services to fit your needs. They also provide support for their carers whom may not be familiar with all the nuances of traditional Chinese culture.

0207 6131008 Visit Website

National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. NSF can provide information on sleep science, healthy sleep habits, and sleep disorders.

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SupportLine provides a confidential telephone helpline and website offering emotional support information and advice to any individual on any issue, from mental health problems and abuse to volunteering and internet safety . The Helpline is primarily a preventative service and also provides support by email and post.

01708 765200 Visit Website

Get Connected

Get Connected is the UK's free, confidential helpline service for young people under 25 who need help, but don't know where to turn. They offer support around many areas from abuse and violence to employment and gender identity.

Opening hours: 11:00-23:00 every day

0808 808 4994 Visit Website

No Panic

No Panic provides a helpline run by trained volunteers to share information, empathy and support for anxiety sufferers. It also has voice recordings to talk you through relaxation in panic attacks and to help with tense muscles, as well as information on all anxiety disorders.

Helpline: 10:00-22:00 every day (5p per minute).
Youth Helpline (13-20): Monday to Friday 16:00-18:00

0844 967 4848 01753 84039 (13-20 Helpline) Visit Website

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK works to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and understanding via various resources and services.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 09:30-17:30

08444 775 774 Visit Website


SANE is a UK wide charity that works to improve the quality of life of those affected by mental illness and the people who support them. As well as a helpline, SANE runs various web-based forums for people to support each other. They also run Textcare; a service allowing users to sign up to texts to help them if they want a little more motivation at a specific point in time.

Opening hours: 18:00-23:00 every day

0300 304 7000 Visit Website


Mind is a mental health charity dedicated to providing supportive and reliable information to those experiencing mental health problems. Mind aim to empower you to understand your own condition and the choices available to you.

Monday to Friday 09:00-18:00 (except for bank holidays)

0300 123 3393 Visit Website


Samaritans provide confidential emotional support for anyone in need, no matter what you are experiencing. They can help you explore your options, understand your problems, or just be there to listen. The 116 123 number is free from landlines and mobiles and does not show up on phone bills. They also offer email and text support and you can visit the local Exeter branch.

Available 24/7. Local email support: jo@samaritans.org and text support: 07725 909090. Face-to-face support is offered at 10 Richmond Road, Exeter EX4 4JA 10:30-21:30 every day, an appointment is not required.

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Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Self-Help Leaflets

NTW offer a variety of self-help leaflets tailored to various mental health related problems. Self-help means helping yourself by guiding and completing your own treatment independently. The leaflets are available to download in several formats such as a PDF file or an audio file.

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Wellbeing Information Directory is maintained by Change & Represent on behalf of DVP Wellbeing and Liberation Council.

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