Report and Support cannot provide an immediate response to urgent concerns or ongoing incidents. If there is an immediate risk of serious harm to you or anyone else please call the emergency services on 999 (to call from a University extension dial 9999). Please also notify the University’s Security and Response Team on 01334 46 8999 (to call from a University extension dial 8999). In any other circumstances that require an immediate response, you should call the University’s Security and Response Team on 01334 46 8999. 

To report a Covid-19 incident (for example, if someone persists in breaking the rules or fails to respect community members), visit the Report Covid-19 issues web page.
Students coming forward to disclose or report any form of abuse or assault, including bullying and harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct or hate crime will not face University disciplinary action for having breached Covid-19 health and safety guidelines. No University disciplinary action will be taken in relation to breaches of Covid-19 health and safety guidelines which are disclosed by students in the process of providing information to the University for the purposes of contact tracing. 

University support 

The wellbeing pages offer more suggestions and information about how to support your wellbeing and mental health. 

External support  

  • The NHS can offer support for physical and mental health, and normally your GP (doctor) will be the best place to start. If you are new to St Andrews and have yet to register with a GP practice, you can find out how to register
  • SilverCloud is available to all staff and students and is a free online resource that offers support using cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) methods to address a range of issues. 
  • Breathing Space (Scotland) is a free confidential telephone helpline run by the NHS. It is for anyone in Scotland over the age of 16 feeling low, anxious or depressed.  
    Phone: 0800 83 8587 (open from 6pm to 2am Monday to Friday. Weekends: open Friday from 6pm till 6am Monday) 

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