Student support over the winter break

Student support over the winter break

Published: 17/12/2021

RCS Counselling Team

Remember that the RCS Counselling Team is available on the phone or online to support you. Find out more about our team of counsellors and how to get in touch with them on the portal.


Emotional support for all RCS students available 24/7. (log in with your student email)

University of Glasgow Crisis Team

The crisis team at the University of Glasgow can be accessed for out-of-hours access to a counsellor via the University’s Security Team and can be reached on: 0141 330 4444. Just ask for the crisis team.

Breathing Space

Open 24 hours over the weekend. Call 0800 83 85 87


Open 24 hours over the weekend. Call 116 123 or email

Mental Health Support for BAME Community

The Black, African and Asian Therapy Network has a directory of therapists of Black, African, Asian or Caribbean heritage.

Black Minds Matter

Connects Black individuals and families to free mental health support provided by Black therapists.


Works with Punjabi communities to create spaces where people can access mental health support and education. You can join their virtual forums for men, women and LGBTQ+ people.

Mental Health Foundation

Lots of tips and strategies for looking after your mental health.

See Me Scotland

Scotland’s programme to tackle mental health stigma with support and advice.


The UK’s leading mental health charity with lots of advice and support.


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