This article will inform you what you can do to continue mental health care once you move to Portsmouth.
In order to continue to get medical support, it is important that you register with a GP in Portsmouth as soon as possible after you arrive.
Your mental health providers at home may have referred you to the local mental health teams in Portsmouth before your arrival but, if they have not done so, please discuss this with the University Mental Health Practitioner or your GP once you have registered. Your home mental health care team can forward information to your new GP.
The University is committed to providing a positive learning environment for students with mental health needs, and support to ensure that mental health difficulties do not place you at a disadvantage in your studies.
Mental Health Advice
The Mental Health Practitioners in the Student Wellbeing Service provide advice, information and support to help lessen the impact of mental health difficulties so that students can get the best from University life.
The Mental Health Practitioners are experienced professionals who can:
Making an appointment
Please read this article on how to access support from the Student Wellbeing Service and complete the online registration form. The information is entered on a secure, separate server and is confidential to the Student Wellbeing Service.
Additional Support & Disability Advice Centre (ASDAC)
The University of Portsmouth supports students with disabilities with advice and arrangements of appropriate support to ensure you are not placed at a disadvantage.
Whether you are a student here already or are thinking of applying, here are some of the support and advice services ASDAC offer to make your University experience as smooth as possible:
Tel: +44 (0)23 9284 3462