For all emergencies requiring the Police, Ambulance, Fire Service or Coastguard.
For non-emergency contact with the Police.
Out of hours mental health emergency support.
Free, confidential 24 hour listening service.
Free confidential helpline for those dealing with debt.
24 hour free helpline for women experiencing domestic violence.
National Charity supporting individuals with eating disorders. Helpline is available 365 days a year from
15:00 – 22:00.
A national support charity for those with problem gambling.
Services which operate within the Advice Service have separate sessions:
see their individual pages for further info on how and when to access
Following the current situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19), RUSU
staff have been asked to work for remotely for the foreseeable future.
This includes the staff within the Advice Service.
As a result, the Advice Service is unable to offer face-to-face
appointment or a drop-in service at the current time, but we are still
able to offer advice to students.
If you would like some support from the Advice Service then please
complete our Talk to us form. Alternatively, you can email the service on
Please be assured that an Adviser will get in touch with you as soon as
possible, and that we can still offer appointments via other methods (for
example, via telephone, Skype or Microsoft Teams).