Health / Wellbeing
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Mental Health

Can we help?

Ask UCD Students' Union...

01 716 3108


If you are feeling suicidal and need help immediately, contact the Samaritans on 116 123.


If you are struggling with your mental health during your time in UCD, you are not alone - there are people here to support you.

If you need to talk and are unsure where to go, contact our Welfare Officer:


Supports Within UCD:

UCD Counselling Service

UCD Counselling Service is a free and confidential service staffed by professionally qualified psychologists and counsellors.

Location: First Floor, Old Student Centre.

Self referral by visiting reception or calling 01 716 3133.

You can also be referred by SU Welfare Officer or your Student Adviser.


Student Advisers

Your Student Adviser is here to help you make your time at UCD as fulfilling and enjoyable as possible. Student Advisers work with chaplains, the Student Health Service, academic and administrative staff to ensure the best outcomes for you. You can call to see your Student Adviser in relation to any personal, social or practical issues you are having.


Aware Life Skills Programme

This is a 6 week course run by Aware for people struggling with stress, anxiety, or depression. It is based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, which is shown to be hugely effective in treating mental health problems. 

It will take place every Tuesday from 6.30-8pm starting Tuesday 2nd February and finishing Tuesday 8th March.