Students in the Brynmor Jones Library

Wellbeing and mental health

Here to help.

We care about your mental health and wellbeing. We're here to provide a listening ear and to support you. We'll provide a safe, confidential and judgement-free environment to help get you back on track.

Whether you need help with the transition to University life, or want advice on beating exam stress, we’re here to help support you.

If you have a disability or health condition that impacts your studies, our Inclusivity Team will help overcome barriers to your success. Our Learning Support Team support students with specific learning differences such as dyslexia and dyspraxia to fulfil their potential.

Student wellbeing

If you need help, or could do with a chat, our team of trained professionals are here to support you.

We care about your wellbeing and are here to provide a listening ear to support and advise you in a safe and confidential environment.

Call 01482 462222
Visit First floor, Student Central

8.45am to 5.30pm

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Canham Turner
Gulbenkian Centre

Hull Samaritans

The Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way - about whatever is getting to you, 24/7, 365 days a year.

Call 116 123



If you need to talk to someone about your mental health and wellbeing, you can visit us on the first floor of Student Central.

If you'd rather book an appointment, call 01482 462222 or visit the Central Hub desk on the first floor of Student Central. Initial appointments will be 20-30 minutes long and you'll then be able to make further appointments of up to 50 minutes.

Support services

If you have specific conerns, these organisations can provide you with specific help and advice.


Mental health

Let's Talk

We work very closely with Let’s Talk, a service that can help support you with depression, low mood, worry, anxiety and panic.

Let’s Talk employ a team of trained and qualified staff, who will help you to decide what support will work best for you.

The support offered by Let’s Talk is varied and includes counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy and stress control workshops.

If you'd like to book an appointment with Let's Talk, call 01482 247111. Make them aware you're a student at the University and you'll be able to meet them on campus.

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Drugs and alcohol

Many people enjoy alcohol on a social level and not all drinking is harmful. However, alcohol use can have its downsides and excessive use can impact on our physical health, personal safety, mental health, work, study, friendships and relationships.

Find out more about the health effects of alcohol.

Guidelines from the Department of Health recommend that we should not regularly consume more than 14 units a week. Find out how much you're drinking using Drink Aware's unit calculator.

Hull ReNew community drug and alcohol service

If you're concerned about drug and alcohol use, the Hull ReNew team can help by discussing next steps with you in a secure and confidential environment.

ReNew provide an end to end service to support adults within Hull who may have an alcohol or drug issue. They also support people who are affected by drug or alcohol use in their family.

The team are on site and available each Tuesday from 9am – 12 noon and on an ad hoc basis throughout the week to meet student need. Appointments can be made in advance by calling 0800 161 5700.

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If you're looking for a healthier lifestyle and to stop smoking, SMOKEFREE can help. They provide one-to-one specialist advice and support, plus free nicotine replacement therapies, such as patches or gum.

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Sexual health

Yorkshire MESMAC

Yorkshire MESMAC offers a variety of sexual health services. They're available from the ground floor of Student Central every Wednesday between 1 pm and 4 pm during semester time.

Advice, condoms and STI screenings are available. 

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The Blue Door

The Blue Door is a service that provides support to anyone who has experienced sexual violence.

During semester time the team provide a drop-in service on campus each week. For more information on when the drop-in takes place, or to book a confidential appointment, please telephone 01482 462222 or e-mail

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GP practices

It's important that you're registered with a local GP during your time in Hull.

Find a GP