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Disability Services

Contact us - Student Life

If you need advice or guidance you can find us in the Student Life building, located in the Campus Heart

  studentlife@tees.ac.uk

Telephone: 01642 335018

(Monday - Thursday 8:30 - 17:00 and Friday 8:30 - 16:30)

Help in emergency situations

MIND wellbeing virtual workshops

We would like to make you aware of the current courses/programmes which are being delivered online by MIND. These are available to all students. Please find further details below.

  • Wellbeing Essentials for students
  • Tools and Techniques for student mental health

Click here for more details and how to book

Mental health and autism

We have specialist advisers dedicated to supporting students with autistic spectrum conditions and/or mental health conditions. You'll find the advisers in the Student Life building, please ask at reception. Please see information in ‘Appointments’ about how to seek advice about your mental health or register with Disability Services if you wish to access support through a Student Support Plan.

We can offer a confidential service which includes:

  • working with you to set up your personalised Student Support Plan
  • providing advice and support to address any concerns or anxieties during your time at university
  • supporting you to settle into the academic and social demands of University life
  • liaising closely with academic schools and staff regarding course related issues that may be having an impact on your wellbeing
  • exploring other services within the university that may enhance your experience of university life
  • make referrals and signpost to external support services as required
  • in additional to this service, there is a counselling service and a well-being centre that all students can access.

Mental health emergencies

If during your time here at Teesside you feel that your mental health is having a significant impact on you, if you feel that you are in crisis, have self-harmed, or feel that you are unable to keep yourself safe, we are able to offer advice. If you feel that you need immediate help, please contact us using the contact details below or by visit the Student Life building reception.

If you would like some self-help information or out of hours support, please click the link below.

Service user feedback and Complaints

Your feedback is key to ensuring we provide the most effective and efficient support for every student. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any feedback of good service or suggestions of how we can improve

Should you wish to make a complaint you can do so by contacting the Disability Services Manager. All complaints are dealt with in a professional and non-confrontational manner.