Student Health and Mental Wellbeing
about this resource
Your health and well-being during your studies are hugely important to us.
This page contains vital information about key resources available to you at Dartington. We have also included links to a range of useful websites that support mental and physical wellbeing.
local gp services
When you arrive here we recommend that you register straightaway with Leatside Surgery in Totnes, who can refer you to specialist help if you need it.
If you’re feeling distressed, in a state of despair, suicidal or need emotional support you can phone Samaritans for free on 116 123. For other ways of contacting the Samaritans, click here.
If you’re ill and feel it can’t wait until your GP practice reopens you can phone the NHS 24 111 service.
For an emergency ambulance, phone 999.
The following links are to a variety of websites that provide physical and mentall wellbeing support services.
SHINE self-help e-resources > – SHINE, offered through the University of Plymouth, is created by students, counsellors and researchers. Watch, read, listen, find apps and useful links to the best online resources and information about mental health and well-being.
Student Minds > – Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. they empower students and members of the university community to look after their own mental health, support others and create change
Managing mental health during Covid-19 > – Rehab Clinics Group, a leading provider in addiction and mental health treatment, have produced a guide that includes useful tips on how students can effectively manage their mental health as we start to come out of lockdown over the next few months.