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counselling service

Need to talk? Free and confidential counselling services are available to all Hull College students who need to talk about mental health, stress or any other issues affecting their emotional wellbeing.

We offer counselling and well-being support to all of our students whatever your background or situation, whether you are on a full-time, part-time or apprenticeship programme.

Our Counselling Service currently supports students by offering online and phone counselling, as well as face-to-face support. If you would like to contact us, please email or text 07860 023367 and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

If you are a student at the college and wish to refer yourself to the service, please fill out the form available by clicking on the link below. We will then contact you to book an appointment.

Emergency Situations

If you are in an emergency situation or there is an immediate threat to life, call 999 for...

  • Police
  • Fire
  • Ambulance
  • Children and Families Services
Resources To Support Your Emotional Health and Wellbeing

CAHMS Resources

Downloads, Apps, videos and information on a range of issues including anxiety, sleep difficulties, anger and stress.


Headspace offer informative animations on Youtube to support you with anxiety, troubling thoughts and stress. They also have an app supporting you to use mindfulness techniques.

Young Minds

Young minds offer information about mental health in general, including tips for self-care, bullying and what to do in a crisis.

National and Local Wellbeing Services

Young Peoples Support Services

Kooth is a free, anonymous and safe counselling and support service available to all young people (aged 11-25) across Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire. Fully trained and qualified counsellors and emotional wellbeing practitioners are available until 10pm each night, 365 days a year.

The Warren Youth Project

The Warren Youth Project provides vital support services to young people in Hull. The Warren team offers free support, guidance, training, education, counselling, employability skills/training, and creative expression activities and services to young people aged 14-25yrs (29yrs by appointment in the case of employability support).

Targeted Youth Support (TYS) (Hull)

The Targeted Youth Support Team offer support, information and advice to young people aged 16 -21. The following groups are eligible for the service:

  • young people aged 16 or 17
  • Children Looked After and care leavers aged 16 -25 (eligibility for those over 21 will require an open allocation to Leaving Care).
  • out of town care leavers aged 16 -21

Further information is available here:

Mental Health Support and Information

Hull and East Riding Mind

Hull & East Yorkshire Mind has extensive experience in providing mental health services for people in Hull and East Yorkshire. MIND can offer counselling as well as help and support around mental health problems, where to get help near you, treatment options and advocacy services.

NHS, Children and Adolescent Services

NHS, Adult Service

Eating Disorder Support



Suicide Support

If you or a friend is experiencing suicidal thoughts, you can contact any of the following agencies:



NSPCC Helpline

0808 800 5000 or email

Drugs and Alcohol Support Services


Confidential support for anyone affected by alcohol or drugs in Hull.


ReFRESH works with young people up to the age of 19 who live in Hull, who need support to make safer choices about drugs, solvents or alcohol. They also give advice to parents, carers, professionals or family members.

East Riding Community Drug and Alcohol Team

Sexual Health

Yorkshire MESMAC

  • Information, advice and guidance on sexual and reproductive health
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Consent
  • Condom distribution
  • STI and pregnancy testing

Domestic Abuse


Hull Women's Aid

Tel: 01482 446099

If in immediate danger, dial 999 (no credit is needed) If you can't speak, press 55 on your telephone when the call taker is on the line and they will still provide help.

Family Support

The Wilson Centre

Early Help

Family Action

Out of Hours: Text FAMILYACTION to 85258