It is normal to feel anxious in certain situations such as starting university or sitting your exams. However, if your anxiety begins to interfere with your coursework or your ability to partake in your usual activities, it may be time to seek extra help.


People in UCD who you can talk to about these issues are listed below:
Student Advisers
Chaplains
SU Welfare Officer
UCD Counselling Service
Your Peer Mentor
Your College/School Office

Links to Relevant UCD Policies:
UCD Policy on Extenuating Circumstances
UCD Mental Health Policy


Help outside UCD
Samaritans Tel: 116 123 (Free phone)

Walk in My Shoes Helpline
The Walk in My Shoes Helpline for 18-25 year olds is a confidential telephone and email service staffed by experienced mental health professionals Monday to Friday from 09.00 am to 05.00 pm with an answering and call-back facility outside hours. You can contact the Walk in My Shoes Helpline service by calling 01 249 3555, or email.

More information:
Reach Out (Information on a range of issues relevant to 16-25 year olds)