Student Mental Health Support Resources

  • Hub of Hope: A signposting service that allows you to find available support local to you, this covers various mental health conditions. 
  • Beat: An organisation who provides support for those experiencing an Eating Disorder. 
  • Samaritans: An organisation who provides help and support for various Mental Health conditions with a particular focus on those experiencing suicidal thoughts.
  • Solent Mind: A mental health support service. They provide classes and events and also have a phone line for those needing urgent support. 
  • Hive: A local signposting service for those experiencing symptoms of poor mental health. 
  • CALM: A telephone/webcam support service open from 5pm-Midnight, 365 days a year. 
  • Talking Change: A talking therapy that provides help/support. You can be referred by a GP or you can self-refer. 
  • SHOUT: A confidential text messaging service for those who are struggling. 
  • Mental Wellbeing Hampshire: Helps people struggling with various different things such as: mental health, bereavement, debt etc. 
  • Positive Minds: Helping people with various mental health conditions. They specifically state that they can help students who are struggling with living away from home. 
  • NHS 111: A 24/7 phone service or online who provide mental health support and advice on services available. 
  • ReThink: The Rethink Mental Illness Advice Service offers practical help on issues such as the Mental Health Act, community care, welfare benefits, debt, criminal justice and carers rights. They also offer general help on living with mental illness, medication, care and treatment. There is not a webpage however students can call 0300 5000 927 weekdays 9.30am – 4pm.
  • Grassroots: Grassroots offer an app called ‘Stay Alive’ which offer help and support for those thinking of suicide or those that are worried for someone who they think may be suicidal. 
  • HOPELineUK:  A confidential support and advice service for anyone under the age of 35 who might be having thoughts of suicide. You can call 0800 068 41 41, text 07786 209697, or email Opening hours are 10am-10pm weekdays, 2pm-10pm weekends, and 2pm-5pm Bank Holidays.
  • Portsmouth Interaction: offers sports activities for adults experiencing mental ill health. Activities include swimming, walks, table tennis, tennis, snooker, gym sessions, bowling and allotment or conservation sessions. Email: Telephone: 023 9320 0369
  • University Wellbeing Service: UoP’s in house confidential wellbeing service with in-person and zoom appointments with mental health advisors.
  • What’s Up App: A free 24/7 online multilingual app where you can talk to mental health advisors anonymously. You can also use the mood-rating and diary section to monitor your wellbeing, and set the notifications to receive daily inspiring well being messages.

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