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
- Welfare Officers: Elliott Baines(firstname.lastname@example.org) and Millie Giudici(email@example.com). Note there is no obligation to go to the welfare officer of your gender status.
Peer2Peer is a new, student-run programme offering confidential, informal support to undergraduates, graduates and post-docs throughout their time in Cambridge. For more information, visit http://ptp.soc.srcf.net.
- The Dean
- The Assistant Chaplain
- The College nurse
- Hushmail - you can create an e-mail account at www.hushmail.com if you want to e-mail the welfare team anonymously and confidentially.
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.
CUSU's Mental Health Page has information on:
- depression and its symptoms
- anxiety and its manifestations
- self-harm (with an in-depth guide)
- information on alcohol and drug abuse
- advice on dealing with stress
See this site for more information on understanding self harm.*
Help can be found at:
- CUSU's Sexual Health Page (the menu on the right has some useful information).
- NHS in Cambridge
- Addenbrookes has a Sexual Health Advice Centre on the fourth floor in outpatients although you need to make an appointment. The phone number is 01223 217 774 and you can get telephone advice during 0900-1300 and 1400-1630, Monday to Friday.
Useful advice if you've been a victim of crime or, even better, how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim: CUSU Safety page
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.
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
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.
In operation: Mon and Wed, 8 pm - 10 pm, during Full Term.
Offering confidential, anonymous, non-directive and non-judgemental support.
In operation: Every day of Full Term, 7pm - 8am
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
Telephone: 0845 4647
In Operation: 24 hours
Other useful contact details can be found here.