Mental health support and services

If you're struggling with a mental health condition that affects your studies we're here to help.

NTU mental health service

The mental health service at NTU helps students with diagnosed mental health conditions. We can offer specialist mentoring support, removing barriers to study for students with mental health difficulties.

How we can help

We work with students on areas including:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • stress
  • concentration and memory difficulties
  • motivation
  • organisation and time management.

We can also help you:

  • explain your needs to your tutor
  • plan a realistic way to study and structure an approach to your work
  • make alternative arrangements for examinations and other assessments
  • maintain a healthy balance of other elements in life
  • liaise with student financial services about funding issues.

Disability students allowance (DSA)

Our one to one specialist mentoring is funded through the DSA. We can support you with your application for the DSA.

Online self-help

SilverCloud is our online system designed to help with a range of mental health issues. The content is motivational, easy to use, interactive and relevant to students. It can be especially helpful if you are experiencing anxiety, depression, stress or eating issues.

Sign-up for SilverCloud

Self-help guides

These self-help guides cover over 20 areas of mental health and wellbeing. They are provided by the Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust and available in multiple accessible formats.

View the self-help guides

Mental health and wellbeing apps

Local services

Wellbeing hub

Based in Nottingham city centre, provides free, confidential support and advice to people seeking support for mental health, drugs or alcohol use, housing and employment. Contact them on 0800 0285 598 or via email.

Visit the Wellbeing hub website

Wellness in mind

Providing information, advice and support for anyone in Nottingham experiencing issues with their mental wellbeing. The service will help people understand mental health issues, and connect people to the services which may best support them.

Call their information and advice helpline: 0800 561 0073 , seven days a week 9 am - midnight.

Visit the Wellness in Mind website

The Nottingham Recovery College

The courses provided by the Nottingham Recovery College are designed to contribute towards wellbeing and recovery. People who share experiences of mental health or physical health challenges teach on the courses with the intention of inspiring hope and embodying principles of recovery. Courses can include help with anger, anxiety and depression.

Visit the Nottingham Recovery College website

Mental health charities

  • MIND is the leading mental health charity for England and Wales.
  • SANE is a leading UK mental health charity.
  • Rethink, the leading national mental health membership charity, works to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life.
  • Chinese Mental Health Association serves Chinese people who suffer from mental health-related issues and problems.
  • Last updated: 07/01/2022