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Shout - UK's 24/7 Crisis Text Service for Mental Health Support


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    You can text us any time, day or night.

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    Your messages with us are confidential and anonymous.

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    It is free to text Shout 85258 from all major mobile networks in the UK.

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Freshers Week 2023

A guide to looking after your mental health at uni

Starting university can be exciting, but it's also a time of navigating some big life changes. Whether you're feeling anxious or overwhelmed, or just want to feel prepared, this guide is for you.

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Book an unforgettable trip with Shout

Help people in the UK access life-saving mental health support by taking on a once-in-a-lifetime fundraising challenge with our friends at Choose a Challenge.

Adventures include Everest Base Camp, Kilimanjaro and the UK 3 Peaks.

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Online resources and support

However you're feeling right now, you don't have to face it alone. We're here to support you with your mental health.

Take a look at our resources, information and support, find further help or reach out to one of our volunteers.

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