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Mental health and wellbeing support

There is always help available to you throughout your time with us at UCL. Whether through counselling or at an appointment with our Disability, Mental Health and Wellbeing team, our professional staff can provide you with advice and support on a wide range of mental health and wellbeing subjects, to help you get the most out of student life. All of our support services are free of charge and open to all UCL students of all levels.

About the team

About the Disability, Mental Health and Wellbeing team

Find out who the Disability, Mental Health and Wellbeing team are, who we can support and how we can support you.

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Drop-in sessions and longer appointments

Find out more about our free same-day and longer appointments, and what to expect when you see us.


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Student Psychological and Counselling Services provide free counselling, psychiatric support, workshops and more.

Peer-to-peer support

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Find out how students are supporting other students through the Keeping in Touch phone call campaign.

Additional phone and online support

Evening and weekend support

We work in partnership with Care First to provide extra counselling support free of charge by telephone and online.

Global student assistance programme


Free, confidential wellbeing support and advice is available at any time, any day. This support is currently open to all our students overseas.

External support


Specialist support offering from external organisations to help you look after yourself.

Extra support for PhD students

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Our PhD students have access to additional free mental health and wellbeing support from UCL Workplace Health.

Interrupting your studies

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Find out what to do if you're thinking about interrupting your studies for health or wellbeing reasons.

Resources and information

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Mental health and wellbeing resources, including the online self-help library, apps, websites and more.


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Free access to SilverCloud, an online resource of self-paced psychoeducational and CBT programmes (login required).