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LIVE Smart: Mental Health

Student guide to living and studying in Dundee/aligned with LEARN Smart

Need Someone to Talk To?

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Tel: 116 123 

24hrs a day, 365 days a year

Tel: 0800 83 85 87

Open 24hrs at weekends

Friday 6pm - Monday 6am

6pm-2am on weekdays

Living Life NHS Scotland

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Self-help Coaches and Therapists, offering appointment-based  telephone support based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

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Moodjuice Booklet - Anxiety

Anxiety mood juice self-help guide Image of woman with hand in her mouth. Learn more about anxiety and skills to cope with it.

Nutrition and Mental Health

Nutrition and Mental Health

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How a good nutritious diet can help mental health

Shyness and Social Phobia

DBT Distractions Techniques

Test Your Wellbeing

Test your Wellbeing with Scottish Association for Mental Health

 - SAMH's online assessment tool

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Look After Your Mate

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Information about supporting your

friends through university life

Look After Your Mate

On Campus - Support Hub


Offers free counselling to students and staff. Emergency drop in clinics are available weekdays at 10:30am.

To find out more or to make an appointment, click here.

Opening Hours: 9:00 - 17:00, Monday - Friday

Tel: 01382 384164


Where to find us: Support Hub, OTI Building (see campus map)


Appointments with the Senior Mental Health Nurse are available through referral from your own GP or the University Doctor.

Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday, 9:00-14:00 during semester

Monday – Thursday 9:00-14:00 during vacation

Tel: 01382 384168


Where to find us: Level 1, Support Hub, OTI Building (see campus map)

Living Life to the Full

Welcome to Living Life - helping you to help yourself

Free online courses and resources covering low mood and stress and all of the common linked problems this causes. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence, get going again, feel happier, stay calm, tackle upsetting thinking and more.

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Moodjuice Booklet - Panic

Panic mood juice self help guide - learn more about panic and skills to cope with it

NHS Moodxzone

Resources and self help from NHS Moodzone


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01382 381 183

Also Instant Chat

Open 8pm-8am every night during semester time

Feeling Suicidal?

Are you feeling suicidal or

worried about someone else?

Help is at hand

Choose life - suicide prevention in Scotland

University Mental Health

Emergency Procedure

You can also call in for help at the University Health Service, Counselling Service in the OTI Support Hub or The Enquiry Centre during working hours Monday- Friday.

NHS Audio Guides Stress/ Anxiety/ Depression

Moodjuice Booklet - Depression

Depression mood juice self- help guide. Image of seated man. Learn more about depression and skills to cope with it

University of Dundee Mental Health Society

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The University Mental Health Society works to reduce the stigma and misunderstanding around mental illness and fundraise for local mental health organisations. Email for more information

Mental Health and Exercise Pod Cast

Exercise and Mental Health

How everyone can look after their

mental health using exercise

Helpful Podcasts and Videos for Wellbeing

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Podcasts and videos for your wellbeing

A range of topics including:

Stress, sleep, mindfulness, wellbeing,

good habits, overcoming anxiety etc

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Students Against Depression

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Provides you with the resources you need to find a way forward from stress, low mood, depression or suicidal thinking.

Free Mental Health Awareness Training

Mindset discovering the myths and facts of mental health

Free online

Mental Health Awareness Training

from Scottish Association for

Mental Health (SAMH) and NHS Tayside

Free Online Suicide Prevention Training

Free online suicide prevention training

from Zero Suicide Alliance