Feeling Overwhelmed?

Feeling overwhelmed?

We receive many enquiries from students about the support available outside of University. There are services in your local area which you can self-refer to, without the need to be referred via your GP, saving you time and enabling you to access support quicker. 

Whether this is through the NHS, charity or privately, click here to find your local services by postcode

Direct self-referral contacts for your local areas are given below:


NHS Healthy Minds Service

Free talking therapies 

44a Pond Lane, Wolverhampton, WV21HG

Tel: 0800 923 0222 / 01902 441 856 between 9am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays)    

Email: wolverhampton.healthyminds@bcpft.nhs.uk

Online self-referral click here


Starfish Wolverhampton Social Hub

Community based support

Tel: 01902 771 776 or 07949290036

Email: info@thesocialhub.org.uk 

For website click here


Aspiring Futures 

Free counselling of females 

Tel: 01902 458770 or 07557667609

Email: info@aspiring-futures.co.uk

For website click here



Relationship counselling organisation

Tel: 0121 643 1638 or 01902 428447

For website click here


Base 25

Free counselling for people aged 11-25 years old and drop in support

Castle House, Wheeler's Fold, Wolverhampton WV1 1HN

Drop in service: Monday - Friday 3pm- 5pm

Tel: 01902 572 040

Email: enquiries@base25.org

For website click here



Drop-in and an appointment service for children and young people up to 18 and young adults up to 25 living with a disability or is a care leaver.

Wednesdays, 2pm -  6pm at The Bob Jones Community Hub, Bromley St, Blakenhall, Wolverhampton WV2 3AS

Thursdays, 2pm - 6pm at Big Venture Centre, 17 Chesterton Road, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, WV10 8SP

Email: AskBeam@childrenssociety.org.uk

For website click here 



Free bereavement counselling and support

Tel: 01902 420055

Email: dudleywolves@cruse.org.uk

For website click here


NHS Walsall Talking Therapy Service

Free talking therapies 

Tel 0800 953 0995 to self-refer between 9am – 4.30pm weekdays

Online self-referral click here


Rethink Mental Illness

Community based support

The Small Street Centre, 1A Small St, Walsall WS1 3PR

Tel: 01922 707 862

Email enablement@rethink.org

For website click here


Marriage Care

Free relationship counselling. There is an initial registration fee of £10

St Mary's, The Mount Parish Hall, 15 Glebe Street, Walsall WS1 3NX

Tel: 0800 389 3801

Email: appointments@marriagecare.org.uk

For website click here



Free bereavement counselling and support

Tel: 0121 558 1798

Email: sandwell@cruse.org.uk

For website click here


NHS Telford IAPT service

Free talking therapies

Fuller House, Hall Court, Hall Park Way , Telford, TF3 4NP 

Tel: 01952 457415

For website click here


Branches Support Hub

Drop in support for mental health (include crisis support), drug & alcohol and homelessness 

Monday to Saturday 9-5pm at Strickland House, The Lawns, Wellington TF1 3BX 

Mondays 10-1pm at Dawley Christan Centre, High St, Dawley, Telford TF4 2EX 

Wednesdays 10-1pm at Donnington community hub, St Matthews Road, Donnington, Telford TF2 7PR 

Thursdays 10-2pm at Park Lane Centre, Woodside, Telford, TF7 5QZ

Tel: 01952 899204

Email: info@tacteam.org.uk

For website click here



Mental health support drop in for people up to the age of 25 

Mondays from 2-6pm* at Hollinswood Neighbourhood Centre, 7 Downemead, Hollinswood, Telford TF3 2EW

Thursdays from 2pm-6pm* at Palmers Coffee Shop, Claremont Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

*from 5.15-6pm they provide resources and signposting only

Email: AskBeam@childrenssociety.org.uk  

For website click here


Telford Mind

Free mental health drop in support

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 10.00am - 2.30pm at Court Street Medical Practice, Madeley, Telford TF7 5EE

Tel: 07434 869 248

Email: Talk2@telford-mind.co.uk

For website click here



Free bereavement counselling and support

Tel: 0845 606 6812

Email: shropshiretelford&wrekin@cruse.org.uk

For website click here


NHS Burton and Uttoxeter Wellbeing Team

Free talking therapies 

56 High Street, Burton upon Trent, DE14 1JS

Self refer by telephone on 01283 536645 Monday to Friday 9- 4.30pm 

Email: BUWellbeing@sssft.nhs.uk 

Self referral information click here

Starfish Health and Wellbeing

Free talking therapies

Chase Wellbeing Centre, 26 – 28 Wolverhampton Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1AH

Self refer tel: 01543 572161

Fax: 01543 505188

Email: info@chaseemotionalwellbeingservice.co.uk

Referral information click here


11A Princes Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2BN

Tel: 01785 243002

Fax: 01785 223602

Email: info@ewiss.co.uk

Referral information click here


Burton and District Mind

Free talking therapies, anxiety management and anger management

67 Branston Road, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire , DE14 3BY

Tel: 01283 566696

Email: info@burtonmind.co.uk

For website click here 



Relationship counselling

Avon Road, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 1LH

Tel: 0121 643 1638

Email: admin@relate-wolverhampton.org.uk

For website click here


Riverside, Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 1AH

Tel: 01332 349177

Email: info@relatederby.org.uk

For website click here



Free Bereavement counselling and support

Tel: 01543 433 479

Email: southstaffordshire@cruse.org.uk

For website click here