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Bristol MindLine (Weds-Sun, 8pm-12am) – 0808 808 0330

Local mental health services

IAPT and Talking Therapies

Vita Minds offers a variety of short-term psychological therapies for conditions such as depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder throughout Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. The team try to ensure that the type of help offered to you best matches your needs. The service offers both low and high intensity courses of treatment, depending on which is more appropriate. To refer or to find out more, please use their online form or call 0333 200 1893.

Student-specific support

Bristol University Halls of Residence: 24 hour residential helplines are available to assist in a mental health crisis.

  • West Residential Village: 0117 42 83301
  • East Residential Village: 0117 42 83302
  • North Residential Village: 0117 42 83300
  • Halls security team: 0117 3311 223

Bristol Nightline: non-advisory, anonymous and confidential listening service. Operating between 20:00 – 08:00 every day during term time, on 0117 9266 266

UWE Student Wellbeing Service

Bristol University Student Counselling Service

Bristol University Wellbeing Service