Senate House Library wellbeing resources

The Senate House Library wellbeing resources are available to all our members. Explore this page to find out what’s in our Wellbeing Collection, and for information about other sources of support, advice and guidance.

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Senate House Library wellbeing resources

The Senate House Library wellbeing resources are available to all our members. Explore this page to find out what’s in our Wellbeing Collection, and for information about other sources of support, advice and guidance.

Senate House Library offers an extensive range of wellbeing resources to all our members, including:

  • A dedicated collection of physical and digital books covering a wide range of issues and themes, plus links to further supportive resources from a variety of organisations.
  • Information on where you can turn for help.
  • A programme of wellbeing events, workshops and drop-in clinics hosted by the library, covering things like managing finances, coping with stress, housing issues – and much more!

Support available within the University of London (and Federal Member Institutions)

This section sets out many of the supportive resources available at University of London and Federal Member Institutions. For further information about any institution’s resources please contact that institution directly.

Please note that all the listed resources are hosted by University of London or Federal Member Institutions, and are principally designed to support people affiliated with those institutions. If you are affiliated with different institutions then similar resources may be available, and you should check their website or contact them to find out what support they offer. Senate House Library is not responsible for linked content on third party websites.

University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London

Institute of Cancer Research

Kings College, University of London

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Student Support Services (Including information on counselling services)

Anti-bullying and Harassment Policy

Royal Academy of Music

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Royal Veterinary College, University of London

Other sources of support, advice and guidance

This section sets out external sources of support from a range of third party organisations. Please note that as all these resources are hosted by third parties, Senate House Library is not responsible for the content of the links.

Addiction

Domestic Violence

National:

National Domestic Violence Helpline (Women)

Men’s Advice Line (Male domestic abuse victims)

Karma Nirvana (Honour-based violence and forced marriage)

Galop (LGBT specific domestic violence)

Forward UK (For African Women)

Local:

Solace Women’s Aid

Housing/Homelessness

National:

Shelter

Local:

Advice4Renters

The Connection at St Martins-in-the-field (Support for those sleeping rough in Westminster)

West London Mission (Support across Central London)

Mental Health, Disability and Learning Differences

National:

The Law Society (Getting Free Legal Advice)

Law Works (Legal Advice for the Individual)

Citizens Advice (Finding Free or Affordable Legal Help)

Local:

Camden Community Law Centre

Mary Ward Legal Centre

Student Specific Organisations

Student Minds  (Student Mental Health Charity)

Students Against Depression

Nightline (Advice Helpline for Students run by Students)

Revolt Sexual Assault (Support for victims of assualt/harassment)

Senate House Library Wellbeing collection

The SHL Wellbeing Collection contains a wide range of self-help and other resources addressing a wide range of themes and topics. Explore the SHL Wellbeing Collection.

Wellbeing events

Forthcoming wellbeing events taking place in SHL will be listed here - please check back for further information.

Contact us

These SHL wellbeing resources are intended as a source of informal advice and information only. They are not a substitute for personalised treatment. Where this is required please contact a qualified professional, and in an emergency always call 999.

For any queries about the SHL Wellbeing Collection, or if you have any suggestions or feedback you'd like to share, please get in touch with the Library using our feedback form.

If you are a member of the Library and would like to arrange an informal discussion around any wellbeing concerns or issues with the University of London, you are welcome to contact the University of London Student Health and Wellbeing Manager, Adrian Clarke. Again this is not a substitute for personalised treatment, and in an emergency you should always call 999.