Support – Useful Websites

Mental Health

Student Minds

“Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. We empower students with the knowledge, confidence and skills to look after their own mental health and support others through out national network of university groups. One conversation at a time, we will transform the state of student mental health”


“Emoodji is the app for the ups and downs of university life, a free app by Mind the mental health charity. Take a selfie or a photo, choose an emoji that matches you mood to put on your face and send it to your friends – or keep it private. The app will then show you how your mood has fluctuated. It’s also packed with tips on how to deal with different aspects of uni life”

Mermaids UK

“Mermaids provides a helpline aimed at supporting transgender youth up to the age of 19, their families and professionals working with them.  The helpline offers: emotional support; a gateway to the parents and teens forums; and signposting to training and resources”



“Friendly, confidential drugs advice.  The highs, the lows and everything in-between…”


University Toolkit 

“Don’t let your type 1 diabetes be an obstacle to university life.  The information on this site will help you manage you condition effectively while studying”

Diabetes UK

“Help and support for teenagers and students starting college/university.  Advice on adapting to a new schedule, tips on storing medication, food, stress, drinking and exercise”

Fit 4 Diabetes

“Support for people with diabetes using injectable therapies, through evidence based practice, in order to advice the best possible health outcomes that are influenced by correct technique; thus ensuring that the dose if delivered safely, to the right injection site, using the right technique, every time”


Teenage Health Freak

“Online information, advice, support about your health matters you are concerned about; Alcohol, body, drugs, feelings, illnesses, relationships, sex, smoking, weight and eating”

Anne Robson Trust 

“If you or someone close to you is facing the end of life, we are here for you. No-one deserves to die alone.  We’re here to offer company and comfort if you, or some you care about, are facing the end of life”