Here are a selection of links to pages which you might find useful, as well as some helpful contact details. If there are any websites or other services which you think would be appropriate to put on this page, please contact a Welfare Officer.

Welfare Support in College

College Nurse

The College Nurse will be located in Fen Court on the first floor. The available hours will be Monday (1:00pm-3:00pm), Tuesday (10:30am-12:30pm), Wednesday (1:00pm-3:00pm), Thursday (1:00pm-3:00pm) and Friday (10:30am-12:30pm) during full term only.

Mental Health

CUSU's Mental Health Page has information on:

See this site for more information on understanding self harm.*

Help can be found at:

General Health

Sexual Health


Useful advice if you've been a victim of crime or, even better, how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim: CUSU Safety page

Eating Disorders

Descriptions of various types of eating disorder can be found here.

For Students with Disabilities

Provides information for access, support etc: CUSU's disabilities page.


The University Counselling Service



Offering non-judgmental, confidential information and support from fully-trained male and female volunteers, on pregnancy, sexual health, HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, being a student parent, childcare, abortion, adoption, contraception and emergency contraception

Email: beeline@cusu.cam.ac.uk
Tel: (3)33179. Dial the first 3 if you are calling from a non-University phone. Free from University extensions
In operation: Sat and Sun, 3 pm - 5 pm, during Full Term. Recorded information at all other times.

Eating Disorders Support Line

Offering support for eating disorders whether affecting you or a friend.

Email: eds@cusu.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: 740555
In operation: Mon and Wed, 8 pm - 10 pm, during Full Term.


Offering confidential, anonymous, non-directive and non-judgemental support.

Email: linkline@cusu.cam.ac.uk
Telephone: 367575
In operation: Every day of Full Term, 7pm - 8am

The Samaritans

Telephone: 08457 90 90 90
In operation: 24 hours
Address to call in: 4 Emmanuel Road
Hours for drop-in: 10.30am - 10.30pm


Telephone: 0845 122 8622
In Operation: Mon to Fri 10 am - 1pm and 7pm - 10pm

Talk to Frank - Drug Abuse

Telephone: 0800 77 66 00
In operation: 24 hours

NHS Direct

Telephone: 0845 4647
In Operation: 24 hours

Other useful contact details can be found here.

[Updated 27/08/2016]