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Scroll down to find a complete is a list of health and wellbring organisations, charities and services compiled by the Student Advisor. Or you can select the quick links below.
Space Worcestershire Information, advice and support for young people about alcohol and drugs.
Telephone: 0800 169 6064
Pressure Point Worcestershire's service for those concerned about someone else's drug or alcohol use
Telephone: 0800 652 9664
Alcoholics Anonymous Help for people who want to stop drinking from people who have stopped
Telephone: 0845 769 7555
The Drink Aware Trust A charity that promotes responsible drinking. Use their online unit calculator and download resources.
Worcestershire Community Alcohol Team WCAT offers a range of services including one to one counselling, telephone counselling, group work and community services.
Telephone: 01905 729 400
Frank A free confidential service offering young people information about drugs
Telephone: 0800 776 600
Turning Point Worcester Druglink Turning Point Worcestershire Druglink is a free and confidential service for people concerned about their own, or someone else's drug use.
Address: 6 Shaw Street, Worcester, WR1 3QQ
Helpline: 0800 652 9664
Telephone: 01905 724 853
Fax: 01905 330 437
University of Worcester Counselling and Mental Health Team
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Beat - Beating Eating Disorders A charity for people with eating disorders. They offer professional help, message boards and a helpline for sufferer and their families.
Beat helpline: 0845 634 1414
Beat Youthline: 0845 634 7650
Mind the Mental Health charity runs a helpline and has local offices offering supported housing, crisis helplines, drop-in centres, counselling, befriending, advocacy, employment and training schemes, and other services.
Information line: 0845 7660 163
Rethink is a charity supporting those suffering severe mental illness. Offering practical support and providing services.
Information line: 0845 456 0455
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. Their service is via telephone, email or writing or in person.
Address: 9 Sansome Place, Worcester
Helpline: 08457 909 090 Open 24 hours and 365 days
Write: Chris, P.O. Box 9090, Stirling, FK8 2SA
Student Against Depression A website for students offering information, resources and real student case studies about depression and strategies for tackling it.
National Victim Support helpline: 0845 30 30 900
West Mercia Women's Aid Support and advice for those suffering domestic violence
Domestic violence helpline: 0800 980 331 (24hours)
Women's Aid Women's Aid is a national domestic violence charity that helps up to 250,000 women and children every year. They work to end violence against women and children, and support over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the country.
National Domestic Violence Helpine: 0808 2000 247 (24hours)
Worcestershire Forum Against Domestic Abuse (WFADA) This website provides a one-stop shop for information, advice and signposting about domestic abuse for the public and professionals.
Worcestershire Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre (WRSASC) WRSASC is a free, confidential, and non-judgmental service run by women for women who have experienced rape, assault, incest, sexual abuse, sexual harassment or any form of sexual attack, whether physical, verbal or emotional.
Helpline: 01905 724 514
Men's Advice Line The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpine for all men who are experiencing violence from their partners or ex-partners, this includes men in same sex relationships.
Men's Advice Line: 0808 801 0327
Shelter For urgent housing advice contact the housing and homelessness charity.
Shelterline: 0808 800 4444
Worcester Gay Men's Health Project
WGMHP promotes safer sex in the gay community by increasing knowledge and awareness levels, increasing mens confidence and self esteem and through giving access to treatment care and prevention services.
Telephone: 01905 681 751
Gay Youth UK
A site providing a complete resource for young lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning people living in the UK.
Lesbian and Gay Switchboard London Lesbian & Gay Switchboard (LLGS) provides an information, support and referral service for lesbians, gay men, bisexual, trans people and anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality. All volunteers identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, so you know that the person answering the telephone will have an understanding of your situation.
Telephone: 020 7837 7324
This site provides listings for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans communities in the UK and Ireland - entries in the database cover the gay scene plus a wide range of non-profit services and non-scene community groups, as well as commercial business services.
Worcestershire Royal Hospital (Including Accident and Emergency)
Address: Charles Hastings Way, Newtown Road, Worcester, WR1 1DD
Telephone: 01905 763 333
Emergency Dental Info Line: 01905 760 090
The Dental Access Centre: 01905 724633
Address: 91 Lowesmoor, Worcester
Monday to Friday 2.00pm to 3.00pm
This service is operated on a first come first served system, but it is also occasionally possible to fit in emergency patients at other times if they contact the clinic.
Find a local NHS Dentist - they are available! http://www.worcestershire.nhs.uk/your-services/dentists.aspx
Doctor Worcestershire Emergency GP Out of Hours Service
Telephone: 0845 6090 669
Address: Isaac Maddox House, Shrub Hill Rd, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR4 9RW
24-hour Medical helpline for advice and information
Telephone: 0845 4647
Local Doctors and Dentists
There is no Doctor or Dentist available on campus; however there are several in St Johns and many in the Worcester area. The NHS provides a simple search to find a doctor's or dentist's surgery.
Help with Health Costs (see the Student Advisor for a Form or pick up from the SU reception)
Students may be eligible for help with health costs under the NHS Low Income Scheme (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).
How do I make a low income claim?
You need to complete form HC1. The HC1 is available from the Student Advisor or ring the DH Publications Orderline on 0845 610 1112 to get an HC1 and pre-paid return evvelope. Jobcentre Plus offices and NHS hospitals should also have HC1s available. Some GPs, dentists, opticians might also have them.
See the NHS website for further information:
Worcestershire Sexual Health Services Everything you need to know about sexual health, relationships, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and contraception. The website also has a search facility to find local services.
Helpline: 0800 783 2936
NHS Sexual Health Helpline
Telephone: 0800 567 123 (24hr helpline)
University Contraception and Sexual Health Clinic
Held in Woodbury, Room 79
Monday 12noon - 2.30pm (term time only).
Carole can give information on the following:
John Anthony Centre (GUM) For people requiring advice, diagnosis and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and other genital problems.
Telephone: 01905 351601
Address: Newton Road, Worcester, WR5 1HT
Sexual Health Clinic
Free contraception and sexual health advice, drop in sessions and appointments available.
Moor Street Clinic, Moor Street, Worcester, WR1 3DB
Telephone: 01905 681 639
Open Monday to Saturday, phone for times
NHS Free Smoking Helpline: 0800 022 4332
Worcestershire Smoking Advice Service
Telephone: 01905 760 222