Get help from your university

Talk to your university's student wellbeing or support team. They may be able to offer advice or counselling services. You can refer yourself to these services. Find your university's service below:

LJMU Student advice and wellbeing team

You can find them on Twitter @LJMUsaw, visit their website: call 0151 231 3664 or email

Univeristy of Liverpool Student Support Service

Visit their website: call 0151 795 1000 or email

Liverpool Hope University Student Support and Wellbeing

Visit their website: call 0151 291 3427 or email

LIPA Student Support Services

Visit their website: call the student support manager on 0151 330 3013 or email

Talk to your GP

It can be helpful to speak to a GP about how you are feeling so make sure you get registered. Make an appointment to talk about your mental health.

Find out how to register with a GP in Liverpool

Talk Liverpool

A free NHS service for adults in Liverpool offering psychological therapies for people who are feeling depressed or anxious. You'll need to be registered with a Liverpool GP to access this serivce (if you have a Liverpool GP you can self-refer).

To find out more visit:


A safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way about whatever's getting to you. Call 116 123 free or email

For more information go to


Kooth offers online emotional and mental health support for young people up to 24 years old and is available up to 10 pm every day. Kooth provide free, anonymous and safe online support and counselling. 

You can join Kooth at  

What to do if you are in a Mental Health Crisis

Speak to your GP

Contact your GP for an emergency appointment

NHS 111

If your GP is closed, consider calling 111 if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation

For more information visit:

Mersey Care Liverpool and Sefton Crisis Freephone Telephone Support Service

24/7 access to mental health support (including people in crisis).

Call 0800 145 6570.

If your life is in immediate danger you should call 999.

James' Place

A service for men in suicidal crisis.

Call 0151 303 5757, email

24 hour Crisis Text Line - Text JP to 85258.

For more information visit:

Liverpool Light

A preventative out-of-hours mental health crisis service. This service is open 6pm – 1am, 7 days a week. It has been set up to provide a safe place for people experiencing mental health or other crisis to meet their needs and begin their recovery. 

You can refer yourself to this service. For more information, head to  

You can also drop in to the service, at 181-185 London Road, Liverpool, L3 8JG