VitaMinds works in partnership with the NHS to provide talking therapy services, known as IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies). These services can help with issues such as excessive worry, low mood, anxiety, lack of motivation and depression. VitaMinds can provide advice and guidance on the best options for you.
VitaMinds is a free and confidential service. You don’t need to visit a GP to get help – simply use the self referral form on their website, or call on 0330 094 5595.
Visit the VitaMinds website for more information and for self referral.
Feel like you need somewhere to talk? Togetherall is a free online community, a safe place to support your mental health 24/7.
Students using their DMU email address can access free online mental health support, any time, any day. Whether you’re struggling to cope, feeling low or just need a place to talk, Togetherall can help you to explore your feelings in a safe supportive environment.
It is available 24/7 and monitored by trained clinicians. A safe place online to get things off your chest, have conversations, express yourself creatively and learn how to manage your mental health.
Go the Togetherall website for more information.
Student Space is here for students through coronavirus and is available to all higher education students across England and Wales. Student Space is a trusted place to:
- Access confidential support via text, phone, email and webchat
- Explore online resources
- Find help available at university
Call free on 0808 189 5260. This is a dedicated freephone number which is open from 4pm to 11pm, offering listening support, information and onward signposting for students.
Visit the website to access the Student Space webchat.
Access the webchat from 4pm to 11pm every day to talk to a trained supporter who will listen and help you talk through any issues you are experiencing.
To start a conversation via text support, text ‘STUDENT’ to 85258 for access to 24/7 support from a trained volunteer. It’s free, confidential and anonymous. Whether you’re experiencing depression, anxiety, loneliness or relationship issues, they are here to listen and support you.
Email Student Space at firstname.lastname@example.org to get help from a trained supporter. Whatever is causing you concern, Student Space's supporters are here to listen. Whether it’s your mental health, your studies, worries about money or relationships, they can support you and help you move forward.