Don’t be alone. Our Student Support team is available to help and support you throughout your time here at Yeovil College, whether you’re looking for someone who is a great listener, want to get some advice or need to get something off your chest.
Below is a useful list of contacts, with emergency contact information, just in case you require support outside of our usual working day:
- Always call 999 if it’s a life-threatening emergency.
- Call 111 if you urgently need medical help or advice but it’s not a life-threatening situation.
- Samaritans. To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact Samaritans 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call 116 123 (free from any phone), email email@example.com or visit their website for more info.
- SANEline. If you’re experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else, you can call SANEline on 0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day).
- The Mix. If you’re under 25, you can call The Mix on 0808 808 4994 (Sunday-Friday 2pm–11pm), request support by email using this form on The Mix website or use their crisis text messenger service.
- SHOUT. If you want to talk about something that you’re struggling with, day or night. Their text service is free and confidential, text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258 or visit their website for more info.
- Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM). If you identify as male, you can call the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) on 0800 58 58 58 (5pm–midnight every day) or use their webchat service.
Please refer to pages 18-19 of our Wellbeing Toolkit for more contacts (including more specific contacts).
Many apps are available to support you too. We recommend: Kooth, SWISH Services, Calm, Headspace and Happiful.