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External support

In addition to the wide range of services offered by UCL, further support is available from external organisations.

Changes to external support due to coronavirus (COVID-19)


Please note that in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Nightline has currently suspended its phone service. Its email, instant messaging and text services continue to be available from 6pm to 2am every night.


Some Samaritans branches are currently unable to see visitors face to face, but continue to provide support via phone and email. If you wish to attend a face to face meeting, please check the Samaritans website before you leave.

Other services

Many other services will now have alternative arrangements in place. Please visit their websites or call for more information. 

Students' Union UCL

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Students' Union UCL offers a range of its own support and advice services, independent from UCL itself.

Counselling from external organisations

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On top of UCL's own Student Psychological and Counselling Services, there are a wide variety of external counselling options.

Specialist support from external organisations

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If your needs are outside our area of expertise, we can work with you to ensure you get the support that's right for you.