Mental Health

Help is available if you need support with your mental health at any point during your time at Sheffield.

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Register for a triage appointment with SAMHS

If you need support with your mental health at any point during your time at Sheffield, you can register for a initial triage appointment with SAMHS online with just a few details.

Watch our video about how to access mental health support at the University.

Video - Accessing mental health support at University

Crisis support

We can't offer crisis support - your GP and other services can.

Practical problems

Guidance if a specific concern about something practical is worrying you.

Online support with Togetherall

Togetherall provides 24/7 online peer and professional support with counsellors and mental health professionals.

Self Help

Use our self help resources to find the support you need.

Other University and external support

An outline of the relevant University and external support/advice services in Sheffield and how to contact them


UCS and SAMHS are delivering virtual workshops and podcasts.  Most recently, a member of The Counselling Team has filmed a video for students on how to cope with panic ahead of returning to campus you may view it here

If you're assessed as needing counselling/psychological therapy

What to expect from your counselling or psychological therapy session.


What we do with your information if you use SAMHS or access one of our psychological therapists and/or counsellors.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to common questions about accessing mental health support at the University of Sheffield.