Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 263171
Loughborough University

Counselling and Disability Service

Helping agencies

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Help Within the University

Loughborough Student Advice and Support Service are a team of experienced professional advisors who will give you free, confidential and impartial advice on many issues including housing and finance and advice for international students. Find out more here».

Loughborough Nightline

Nightline is an out of office hours, confidential and anonymous listening service providing support for students, by students via telephone and email. Open every Mon, Wed & Fri during term time 8pm to 8am.

Call us on: 01509 227 650

Email us on: listening@loughborough.nightline.ac.uk

 

External Help and Support

Aids National Helpline

Terrance Higgins Trust Tel: 0808 802 1221 - 24 hour helpline

LASS 0116 255 9995 

Alcohol Advice

  • Turning Point, 24 Frederick Street, Loughborough
    Tel: 01509 611 111
  • APAS
    Tel: 0845 762 6316 (lo-call) 0115 8240 550 and press 1
    Web: www.apas.org.uk
  • Drinkline
    Tel: 0800 7314 314 (best times to ring 9am - 11pm Mon - Fri)

Alcohol Anonymous

Tel: 0845 7697555
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk
AA Meetings in John Storer House, Loughborough. 

Cruse Bereavement

Tel: 0844 477 9400
Web: www.cruse.org.uk
Email: charnwood@cruse.org.uk

Debt Advice Line

Tel: 0808 808 4000

Website

Domestic Abuse

B-eat

Tel: 0345 634 1414
Web: www.b-eat.co.uk

Gamcare - Counselling & advice for those affected by gambling

Tel: 0808 8020 133
Email: director@gamcare.org.uk
Web: www.gamcare.org.uk/

Health - NHS Choices

Tel: 111
Web: www.nhs.uk

LAMP - Leicester Action for Mental Health

Tel: 0116 255 6286
Advice on mental health service (9.30am - 4.00pm)
Web: www.lampdirect.org.uk

Lesbian, Gay & Bisexual Line

Tel: 0115 934 8485 (Nottingham) Thurs 5-10
Tel: 0116 255 0667 (Leicester)Thurs 5-10
National line: 0207 837 7324 - 24hrs 

Meningitis Helpline

Tel: 080 8800 3344 (freephone 24 hours) 

NHS Advice

Open Door - Counselling for young people (free under 25) In Leicester

Tel: 0116 2232397

Website 

Rape

  • Survive
    Web: www.survive.org.uk
  • Local helpline for men and women who have been raped or sexually abused
    Tel: 0116 273 3330
  • Rape Crisis Helpline: 0808 802 9999 
  • Leicester Rape Crisis 0116 255 5962 Website
  • Nottingham Rape Crisis 0115 941 0440 Website
  • Disrespect Nobody Website

 

Relate

Relationship counselling (you do not need to be married)
Tel: 0300 100 1234

Website

Release

Drugs and legal advice - Mon-Fri
10:00am-5:30pm
Tel: 0845 4500215 

Website

Refuge

Helpline for women experiencing Domestic abuse
Tel: 0808 2000 247
Web: www.refuge.org.uk

Samaritans

Tel: 116 123 - 24 Hour listening service for emotional support including crisis support
Email: jo@samaritans.org - Messages will be replied to within 24 hours
Email: samaritans@anon.penet.fi - If you wish to remain anonymous
Web: www.samaritans.org

Sane

Tel: 0300 304 7000
Email: sanemail@sane.org.uk
Crisis support & information (6:00pm - 11:00pm daily)
Web: www.sane.org.uk

Self Harm Alliance

G U Clinic - Sexually transmitted diseases

Tel. Loughborough: 01509 568888 
Tel. Leicester: 01162 585 208 

Sexual Abuse Project Nottingham

Support for women sexually abused in childhood - project based in Nottingham Counselling Service Tel: 0115 950 1743

Website

Sexual Health Information Line

Tel: 0800 567123 (24 hour)

Shelters - Free housing advice line

Tel: 0808 800 4444 (8am-12pm) 

Website

Smoking

NHS Smoking Helpline
Tel: 0800 169 0 169
Web: smokefree.nhs.uk/

Survivors - Male rape

Tel: 0845 122 1201 (Mon, Tues & Thurs 7pm-10pm)
Web: www.survivors.org.uk

Victim Support Line - Support for victims of any crime

Tel: 0845 30 30 900 (Mon-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat-Sun 9am-7pm) 

Website

 

 

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Counselling Service

01509 222148

 

Need help now?

Contact when the Counselling Service is closed:

Loughborough Nightline

01509 227650

EVERY Monday, Wednesday & Friday during University Term Time - 20.00hrs - 08.00hrs

NHS Direct

111

Samaritans

Confidential support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

116 123

Leicestershire Focusline

24 hour support service for people & carers experiencing mental distress

0800 027 2127

Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI)

Nearest A&E for urgent medical and psychiatric help

Call 999 if you have a genuine emergency