Look after your mental health and wellbeing, and find support if you're worried about a friend.
Call 111 if you have a medical issue which cannot wait until regular hours for you to see your NHS health professional. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 999.
If you're experiencing a situation beyond your control which is affecting your academic performance, talk to your Personal Tutor straight away.
Help is available 24 hours a day. If you need to talk in the small hours, there's always someone there.
Specially run for students in Edinburgh, Nightline can be contacted between 8pm and 8am. You can also chat to them online.
Samaritans can be contacted 24 hours a day on 116 123.
A safe online community of people who help one another by sharing, guided by trained mental health professionals.
The Big White Wall
If you're worried about someone, there are resources to help you support them and yourself.
Supporting someone you're worried about
Find self-help and supportive services offered by the University and our associated partners.
Things not going well? There could be tons of reasons why. This section covers a range of issues and points you to the best resources.
Student Counselling offer specialist counselling using a range of techniques, and run a number of workshops to help you to manage stress.
The University’s Student Association runs counselling services by students for students.
The University of Edinburgh’s Chaplaincy offers religious and humanist support services. This is also the place to come to for Yoga, Tai Chi and Mindfulness classes, as well as numerous other activities.
Excercise isn't just good fun; it can be tremendously beneficial for managing stress. The University offers excellent sporting facilities whether you're going it alone or joining a group.