Psychological Wellbeing Service (IAPT) 

Cambridge & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust's (CPFT) Psychological Wellbeing Service is part of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapties(IAPT) Services.  This is an NHS initiative designed to make p[sychological or talking thearapies more accessible to people experiencing common mental health problems. Click here for more information and to self refer. 

Other Information:

BEAT

The UK's leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders.  Beat provides helplines for adults and young people offering support and information about eating disorders. 

Tel: 03456341414 (Mon-Weds 1pm-4pm) or email help@b-eat.co.uk

Mind

Mental Health charity.

Mind Info line: provides information on a range of topics including:

  • types of mental health problem
  • where to get help
  • medication and alternative treatments
  • advocacy.

Tel: 0300 1233393 or text 86463.  Email: info@mind.org.uk

Nightline (formerly linkline)

Confidential night-time support service for Cambridge & Anglia Ruskin Universities.  This service is available 7pm-7am during the CU full term.

Telephone 01223 744 444.  Skype: Cambridge.Nightline.

Email:  ine.ac.uk (available anytime during the CU full term. Emails are answered within 48hrs)

PAPYRUS

National Charity for the prevention of young suicide.  They provide a HOPELineUK telephone service which is staffed by trained professional who give non judgmental support, practical advice and information.

Tel: 0800 068 41 41 or text 07786 209697. Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, weekends: 2pm-10pm & bank holidays: 2pm-5pm

Samaritans

Available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it's best to phone 116 123 (free). You don't have to be suicidal to call them!  Details of the local Cambridge Branch

Student Minds

Student mental health charity. They aim to empower students with the knowledge, confidence and skills to look after their own mental health and support others through their national network of university groups.