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Disability and Dyslexia Service

Useful Links

This page contains some useful links for students with mental health difficulties/Autism:

NHS Choices - Student Health


  • a free, confidential, anonymous text support service.
  • Text 85258

Student Space

  • Phone support from 3pm to 12am every day 0808 189 5260
  • Webchat support from 4pm to 11pm every day


  • Support and advice for people living with mental illness.
  • Telephone: 0300 5000 927

Depression Alliance

  • Charity for people with depression. Has a network of self-help groups.


  • Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
  • Telephone: 116 123 (24-hour helpline) 


  • Charity offering support and carrying out research into mental illness.
  • Telephone: 0845 767 8000 (daily, 6pm-11pm)
  • SANEmail


  • Promotes the views and needs of people with mental health problems.
  • Telephone: 0300 123 3393

The Mental Health Foundation

  • Provides information and support for everyone with mental health problems or learning disabilities.


  • Information on child and adolescent mental health. Services for parents and professionals.
  • Telephone (Parents' helpline) 0808 802 5544


  • Young suicide prevention society.
  • Telephone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141

The National Autistic Society

Autism Forums

Wrong Planet

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