In crisis now?

If you or the person you are concerned about is in immediate danger call:

999 – emergency services If you are in Hall of Residence you should also alert the Wardennial Team (evenings/weekends) or your Residential Services Manager (daytime during the week).

+44 (0)1334 46 2020 – The ASC (Advice and Support Centre) during office hours (9am to 5pm).

+44 (0)1334 46 8999 University's Security and Response Team (available 24/7).

If you are seriously unwell and need to speak to someone outside your GP surgery opening times, please call NHS24 by dialling 111. Please note from any landline in the University you must dial 1045, this then will connect straight to 111.

If you are having thoughts of harming yourself or ending your life but do not feel you are at immediate risk:

  • You can come to Student Services to talk to one of our Advisers, Counsellors or Mental Health Co-ordinators. You can drop in to make an appointment either at The ASC (The Advice and Support Centre) at 79 North Street, or our offices at Eden Court on The Scores.  

Phone: +44 (0)1334 46 2020


Book an appointment via our online booking system. Find out what will happen at your first appointment with Student Services.

You can contact your GP:

Pipeland Medical Centre
Phone: +44 (0)1334 47 6840

Blackfriars Medical Practice
Phone: +44 (0)1334 47 7477

Outside of normal office hours contact:


Phone (8pm to 7am): +44 (0)1334 46 22 66 (ext. 22 66 in halls)
Skype (8pm to 7am): @StAndrewsNightline (audio only)
Instant Message (8pm to midnight)
Email (24 hours):

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Phone: +44 (0)800 83 8587

Phone: +44 (0)8457 90 9090


If you or someone you know is going through a difficult time or coping with a condition or stressor, sometimes reading about these situations can help. Shelf Help provides a guide to self-help resources held by the library.


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