We are sorry to hear that you are finding uni life difficult, we know that it is a lot to adapt to and can be really stressful! We would just urge if you are struggling talk to someone! You wouldn’t ignore a health issue you can see, and your mental health should be the same- we all have times when we feel like it is all too much for us, and it is important to get help and not suffer in silence!
If there is anything we can do to help you adapt please get in touch, we can help sort any accommodation issues with you, just let us know, you can talk to us about anything! You can contact a member of the team 24 hours a day via telephone 0114 275 4659 or submit a support ticket online.
Sheffield Hallam University offer an extensive support network for their students, further information can be found below:
- Help & Support - Sheffield Hallam's online support service where you can book appointments and speak to a range of specialist advisers
- Medical Centre - For all your medical needs located in Surrey Building
- Student Support Advisers - Advisers who work closely with your Academic Adviser and Employability Adviser
- Financial Support - Help dealing with financial difficulties
- Report & Support - Report sexual violence, harassment, abuse or hate crime either anonymously or get support from an adviser
- Self Help Recourses - Online videos and downloadable recourses to help with common issues such as anxiety, low mood, study issues, etc.
- Togetherall - After a short free registration process, you can enrol and take part in interactive group courses on a variety of topics to help you feel more in control of your mental health
The following services are available within the city centre:
- Andy's Man Club - On average one man every takes his life every 2 hours in the UK, it’s often said a factor is that men don’t talk about their problems enough. Andy's Man Club is a group for men run by men to discuss whatever may be brewing in your life.
- Together Women - Service that runs different groups to support young women’s mental and physical health and wellbeing.
- LGBT Sheffield - LGBT Sheffield offers a supportive community for people that are looking for advice & support.
- Mind Out - Mind Out work to improve the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ communities and to make mental health a community concern.
There could be a short wait for the services listed above and if you require immediate support you can use the following services:
- Sheffield Nightline - A confidential, anonymous, non advisory listening and information service run by students for students.
- Shout - Free mental health text support - Text "shout" to 85258.
- NHS Helpline - If you or someone else is in danger, call 999 or go to A&E, If you need help urgently for your mental health, but it's not an emergency, get help from NHS 111 online or call 111 or you can find a local NHS helpline.