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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Student Support and Wellbeing

UCL's team of expert advisers provide a confidential and non-judgemental counselling, in which you can discuss any issues that may be affecting your ability to study and wellbeing. You can find contact details and services UCL offers on their website. They offer therapeutic support and counselling, where you can register with student psychological services, wellbeing and mental health, crisis support and many more, as well as a variety of free self-help resources.

Staff Wellbeing

UCL's Human Resources also offers Being Well at UCL to support the wellbeing of the staff community. It offers advice and events on looking after your health at work as well as resources for exercise and movement, nutrition, sleep, smoking and alcohol.

Useful Links

The UCLU website contains information about student life and campaigns at UCL. There is also a useful guide for UCL staff to support student's mental health and well-being.

The Rights and Advice Service can be contacted at uclu-right.advice@ucl.ac.uk.

●    Support from external organisations (UCL also has carefirst service provided to students and staff for free)
●    Wellbeing and mental health

Key UCL Contacts and Sources of Information

Wellbeing@UCL is the five year wellbeing strategy for the whole UCL community, spearheaded by Head of Wellbeing, Karen Smith. The first point of contact for the department are Hyejin Ku and Emer Girling.