Online Registration

Here you can register for a triage appointment with SAMHS (Student Access to Mental Health Support) by completing the following steps.

Please remember you can sign up to Big White Wall, which offers our students free 24/7 online and anonymous support for mental health. You can find it at and simply sign up with your university email address.

Step 1

Step 2

Note: Access only available on campus or over VPN*

*Having problems with registration?

You will need to register on the University campus network for data protection. Most users find the page will not load when using on a home computer however it will work if you set up a VPN (Virtual Private Network). Instructions for VPN.

Give us your feedback

I need to cancel my appointment

No problem, please give us a ring on 0114 222 4134 with as much notice as you can, so we can reallocate the slot.

What happens at a SAMHS appointment?

Read the information on our SAMHS webpages

SAMHS is unable to offer crisis support.

In Crisis - mental wellbeing

If you feel that you need to speak to somebody urgently please contact your GP (0114 222 2100 if this is UHS).

You can also talk to The Samaritans on 116 123.

See our In Crisis page for further advice

Alternative options to SAMHS for online and in-person counselling

Online Support

Big White Wall provides a safe space online to get things off your chest, explore your feelings and learn how to improve and self-manage your mental health and wellbeing. The service provides online peer and professional support, with trained counsellors. You can get support on the service at any time of the day or night, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 

Big White Wall is totally anonymous, so no one will know you’ve chosen to use it, unless you tell them. You choose an anonymous username for your time on Big White Wall.

Big White Wall

Urgent Support In Crisis - mental wellbeing
Local services: non-emergencies

  • IAPT Sheffield (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) NHS
    Now accepting self-referrals
    0114 226 4380
  • UHS (University Health Service)
    This is the on-campus GP practice that can discuss a range of mental health measures with you.
    Prescriptions and access to community mental health services also viable.
    0114 222 100
Support outside the University

The Sheffield Mental Health Guide provides a list of support services across the city.

You can browse services by specialism, search by condition or simply explore their new self-help sections.

Sheffield Mental Health Guide