The University of London is committed to supporting our students to look after their wellbeing and stay motivated throughout their studies, but we understand that at times you might experience feelings of being overwhelmed or lonely. If you’d like to talk to someone, TalkCampus is an online peer-to-peer mental health and wellbeing support network – available 24/7, wherever you are in the world.
The free app provides a platform for students to connect and support one another with their studies and has been available since February 2020. Although TalkCampus is a safe place where you can anonymously and confidentially share how you are feeling, we understand that in certain circumstances additional support might be required, and so we are launching a new TalkCampus Crisis Support Line.
If you’re experiencing a crisis
We know that struggles can quickly turn to crisis. On TalkCampus, students can seamlessly transition from our peer support community to a clinician at any time of the day or night, from anywhere in the world. Clear in-app signposting lets students know exactly where to find additional support. If a student is identified as possibly heading towards crisis or struggling with feelings of suicide, TalkCampus staff will triage them directly through to the helpline.
Clinical support will be available in multiple languages, including English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese and French, with plans to include more languages in the future.
Talking online to people you haven’t met about your mental health may not feel natural, but TalkCampus acts as a unique, confidential platform to connect like-minded students and clinicians around the world, within a safe space.