We understand it can be distressing to know that someone you know or care about is having a difficult time.

Encourage the student to answer three questions in our ‘Wellbeing Support Questionnaire to be directed to the support that’s right for them.

They can also find out about the services offered by the University’s Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing Service at and can contact the Service directly by:

Phone: 0161 247 3493 (Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 4.30pm)

Further information for friends and family who are concerned about a student can be found on this webpage.   

Advice for urgent situations is available on our help in a crisis webpage. You can also call the Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing Service for advice on 0161 247 3493 and they will arrange for you to speak to a member of the team.