Student Welfare

 

Your College

Colleges have a network of support available to you, including College Tutors who work closely with the Head and Assistant Head of College, and help with a range of well-being issues, signposting to relevant specialist support where necessary. Colleges can also help support any friends that you might have concerns about. Contact details for College Well-being Teams can be found here.

 

Open Door Team

The Open Door Team is a team of professionals who provide support to students who are experiencing emotional, psychological or mental health difficulties. You can complete the online referral form if you wish to make an appointment with a practitioner, and they will endeavour to contact you within 2 working days. The University’s website also contains useful information and guidance on health and wellbeing.

Contact details

   

Sally Baldwin Building, Block B

 

E: opendoor@york.ac.uk

Opening hours

 

T: 01904 324140

09:00- 17:00 (Monday- Friday)

  W: www.york.ac.uk/students/health/help

 

Nightline

Nightline is a confidential listening and information service run by students for students. They provide space for you to talk about anything that is affecting you, as well as offer a wide range of information on other services.

Contact details

   

New Building Annexe near Charles XI Pub,
Heslington Lane Pod 3 near Ron Cooke Hub,
Heslington East Campus
 

 

E: listening@york.nightline.ac.uk

T: 01904 323735

W: www.yorknightline.org.uk/online

Opening hours

20:00- 08:00 (Every day during term time)
20:00- 23:30 (Drop- in service at Heslington East)

 

 


Other local and national support services

 

Samaritans

Samaritans is a national charity that provides a confidential listening service 24/7, 365 days a year. They give you a safe space to talk about whatever is getting to you.

Contact details

   

89 Nunnery Lane, York, YO23 1AH

 

 

 

E: jo@samaritans.org

T: 116 123

W: www.samaritans.org


York Mind

York mind is an independent provider of high quality mental health services in York and surrounding areas. They are a leading local provider of a range of services that support individuals in recovering from mental ill-health to achieve outcomes that will progress them towards recovery, social inclusion and integration in mainstream activity, such as learning, volunteering or employment.

Contact details

   

Highcliffe House, Highcliffe Court, York, YO30 6BP

 

 

E: office@yorkmind.org.uk

T: 01904 643 364

W: www.yorkmind.org.uk