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Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing support at LJMU

During your time with us you'll have access to a range of support.

The wellbeing of our students is vital to us here at LJMU. We care about your health and want to be there for you as you grow into your time here in Liverpool. Student Advice and Wellbeing provide a range of services to enhance your student experience and support you to be healthy, content and happy in your academic, social and student life.

When living independently for the first time it is important to look after both your physical and mental health and to seek appropriate support if it all becomes overwhelming.

To help you make the most of your student experience, Student Advice and Wellbeing Services offer a programme of activities.

Student Engagement Team

LJMU’s Student Engagement Team is here to help you with any issues you are having at university and direct you to appropriate support.

The Student Engagement Officers are in each faculty please email to book an appointment or telephone 0151 231 3664.

Please contact the Student Engagement team first to talk through any issues you have – they will refer you on to other support services where appropriate.

Counselling Service

If you’re having any problems that are affecting your ability to study, the Counselling Service is here to help you look at problems of a personal and emotional nature. The service offers an opportunity for you to talk about your concerns or share your problems with a trained counsellor. If you feel you would benefit from talking to someone, the counselling team can help, offering a free, confidential, one-to-one service.

You can access LJMU Counselling Service in the following ways

  • Make an initial appointment: Contact us to book an appointment by email to or on (0151) 231 3110 or by calling into the Counselling Service offices
  • Come to a drop-in session; you don’t need to book an appointment
  • Drop-in sessions: Aquinas Building Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 10.00am – 4.00pm and Thursday 1.00 – 4.00pm, IM Marsh Campus (Room M111, Mossley Building) Thursday 10.00am – 4.00pm

The Counselling Service is located with Student Advice and Wellbeing Services on the ground floor of the Aquinas Building, off Maryland Street:

Student Advice and Wellbeing Services
Aquinas Building
Maryland St
Liverpool L1 9DE

Mental Health Service

The Mental Health Service is offered to students who may benefit from support in managing their emotional and psychological health. The Mental Health Advisor is registered with the Health Professions Council and is a professionally qualified mental health practitioner. The service offers individual assessment of mental health, regular confidential appointments to monitor mental health and discuss any wellbeing concerns, referral on if agreed and appropriate, also providing wellbeing and symptoms information and management advice.

Please email to arrange an appointment or call us on (0151) 231 3579

A drop-in service is available where you can be seen for a quick initial session:

Mental Health drop-in: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10.00am – 12.00pm
Location: The Mental Health and Wellbeing Service is located with Student Advice and Wellbeing Services on the ground floor of the Aquinas Building, Maryland Street, Liverpool L1 9DE. 

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Data Privacy and Confidentiality Statement

Student Advice and Wellbeing Services provide confidential information, advice and support to students at the University. We want all students who chose to share information with us to be secure in the knowledge that any information disclosed will be handled in a respectful, appropriate and legally compliant manner.

Read the Data Privacy and Confidentiality statement.