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At the University of Roehampton we have a large number of support services available for students with mental health issues.

The University offers a counselling service with professionally trained staff and a partnership with IAPT Wandsworth’s free support service. To get in touch with any of the support services contact health&

Nightline: 020 7631 0101 (6pm - 8am term time only) or email:

Students against Depression offers information and resources validated by health professionals alongside tips and advice from students who have experienced it all themselves.

The Samaritans provide confidential, non judgemental support 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. You can contact them by phone on the national number 08457 90 90 90.

Eating Disorders

Boys, girls, men and women from all types of background and ethnic groups can suffer from eating disorders. If you think you are experiencing an eating disorder it is important to get help and feel comfortable around talking about your issues.

Eating disorders can take many forms. The main types of eating disorders are Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder. For more information about the types of eating disorder and the help available, take a look at the Beat website. You can call their helpline on 0845 634 1414. This helpline is available to anyone over the age of 18 and is open Monday and Wednesday 10.30am to 7.30pm and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10.30am to 6.30pm. Alternatively you can email them at

In the local area, Priory Hospital help with supporting people through Eating Disorders offering specialist treatment. If you want to get some support quickly then it is always best to contact and meet up with your GP.