Other Useful Contacts
Counselling and Mental Health
Drugs and Alcohol Services
Avian Influenza and Pandemic Flu
Sexual Health and Contraception
Websites for General Information and Advice
MURRAY EDWARDS COUNSELLOR
Murray Edwards has a College Counsellor, Mary Cavander-Attwood who has years of experience working therapeutically with young people, and is a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Mary sees students at the Kaetsu Centre, adjacent to Murray Edwards.
The College Counsellor can be contacted by:
Email: email@example.com; Phone: 07824534110
When contacting the College Counsellor by phone, please leave a message and she will call you back.
Mary also offers a drop-in service on a Monday from 12.30-13.30.
The University Counselling Service offers a free, professional and confidential counselling service for undergraduate students in residence and graduate students on the register. They are located at 2/3 Bene't Place, Lensfield Road and can be contacted on 01223 332865 or emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org. The quickest way to arrange a counselling session is to submit a Pre-Counselling Form from the secure website. Further information about the service and a series of leaflets giving strategies to help with many common difficulties are also available on their website.
The following local and national organisations can also help:
An online site offering information and links to Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy site provides information and links to Therapists.
A student-run confidential listening service available from 7pm-7am every night of full term.
Tel: (01223) 367575 / 744444
A mental health charity
Helpline: 0845 766 0163
Confidential listening service, available 24-hours a day throughout the UK. Run by volunteers to offer non-judgemental, non-directional support.
4 Emmanuel Road, Cambridge CB1 1JW. Tel: 01223 364455
National Helpline: 08457 909090
PAPYRUS is a voluntary UK organisation committed to the prevention of young suicide and the promotion of mental health and emotional wellbeing
CU Eating Disorders works to provide help for those who have problems with food, weight, body image and any forms of disordered eating. EDS aims to to give support and information to those who have current or past difficulties, or are supporting someone else suffering from eating disorders. Email: email@example.com
The following websites also provide information about and help with eating disorders:
The Eating Disorders Association
Information on anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and compulsive overeating, plus online peer support forums.
Drinksense is a registered charity providing free advice, information, therapeutic counselling and a range of support services for people with alcohol related problems and their carers and families in Cambridgeshire.
Dashwood House, 185 East Road Cambridge CB1 1BG
Tel: 01733 555532
Offers a full range of services to those affected by their or someone else's drug misuse.
Mill House Brookfield’s Hospital Site, 351 Mill Road Cambridge CB1 3DF
Tel: 01223 723020
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Fit For Travel
A public access website provided by the NHS (Scotland), giving travel health information for people travelling abroad from the UK.
Cambridge Travel Clinic
Provides travel health medicine and information. Provides vaccinations and malaria tablets.
41 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1NT
The Meningitis Trust
Includes information about the different types of Meningitis, signs and symptoms, and vaccinations.
Advice on this subject is contained in the University Guidelines. The only immediate action that any student needs to take is to ensure that he/she is registered with a Cambridge GP.
Clinics in Cambridge:
Cambridge Contraception and Sexual Health Service
Provides information, advice and treatment to men and women of all ages and sexual orientation in order to maintain good sexual health.
20 Newmarket Road
Tel: 08456 505152
STI/HIV advice and information, investigation and diagnosis, treatment and counselling.
Tel: 01223 217774
Other sources of advice and information:
A HIV and Sexual Health charity, working across Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas in the East of England.
Tel: 01223 508805
The Beeline website provides information on issues such as sexual health, pregnancy, contraception and childcare.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (your email will be answered within 24 hours by the beeline coordinator or the CUSU welfare officer)
Comprehensive health advice and information for students.
Helping you to deal with those worrying health problems that are difficult to talk about with anyone.
Health Encyclopaedia, Interactive Services, Discussion Forums and tips for staying healthy.
Comprehensive, free, up-to-date health information as provided by GPs to patients during consultations. Includes a directory of Patient Support Organistations, an Online Pharmacy, and an interactive Patient Experience Forum.
An independent charity helping smokers to stop.
Tel: 0800 002200
Email:email@example.com - free individual same day advice.