Support at DMU
No Space For Hate Harassment Support Team
If you have been a victim or a witness to an incident and require urgent support now please call 999.
To arrange a time to speak to a member of the No Space for Hate advice team please email firstname.lastname@example.org including your contact details.
The team offer advice around wellbeing, reporting options, and academic support.
This inbox will be monitored Monday-Friday, 9.30am-5pm. Outside of this time you can contact the Security Team: 0116 257 7642. They are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
We have a relationship with Victim First, which also has support options you can access Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm. Their caseworkers offer free, confidential and independent advice and tailored support to meet your needs. You can contact them via webchat, phone 0800 953 9595 or email email@example.com.
Student Space have recently announced several new national support options for students from diverse backgrounds including Black students, Muslim students, Punjabi students, Trans students and working class students which DMU students can access. Support is available via text, phone, email or webchat for issues including money, mental health, study, housing, relationships and more.. See Support Outside DMU below for more information.
Support outside DMU
Victim First caseworkers offer free, confidential and independent advice and tailored support to meet your needs. Up to date availability status for helpline and live chat support can be found on the Victim First front page.
Galop are specialists in providing hate crime support for LGBT+ individuals.
- General advice: Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Available 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
- LGBT+ Hate Crime Support: Email HateCrime@galop.org.uk or call 0207704 2040. Available 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
- LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Support: Email email@example.com or call 0800 999 5428. Available 10am to 5pm on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, and from 10am to 8pm on Wednesday and Thursday.
Supportline offers confidential emotional telephone support in the UK for men, women, children and young adults.
- For general mental health support, make an appointment with your GP; they will be able to discuss the options available to you. Remember that you are entitled to see any doctor working at the surgery you are registered at and can make requests to speak to a specific doctor if this will help. The surgery will do their best to accommodate your requests based on availability.
- NHS Leicester mental health support helpline: 0116 295 3060
- NHS Mental Health Central Access Point (for urgent mental health support access): 0808 800 3302. Calls are handled by Turning Point recovery workers.
Student Space provide mental health support for students via phone and online.
- Helpline: 0808 189 5260. You can also use WhatsApp to access Live Chat support on this number
- Live web chat. Available 4pm to 11pm daily
- Text message support: Text "STUDENT" to 85258
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Muslim Youth Helpline offers faith and culturally sensitive support by phone or online.