Sometimes finding the right support can be overwhelming, and that's where UNSW Mental Health Connect can help. We help you to find the support you need for your mental health, whether that be face-to-face or online. All contact with us is completely confidential.
So we can support you, we need to know some information about you and your concerns.
Mental Health Connect is available to all currently enrolled UNSW Sydney students.
To access Mental Health Connect, complete our online confidential form. Your information will be reviewed by our Mental Health Connect clinicians. You will be contacted by a clinician within 24 hrs of submitting the form to discuss your circumstances in more detail.
If you are an ADFA/Canberra student needing mental health support, please visit the UNSW Canberra Student Counselling Service.
Need to speak to someone
For non-urgent 24/7 mental health support, call (02) 9385 5418 to speak with someone. Direct counsellor support is also available after hours via text 0485 826 595 (5pm-9am weekdays, 24hrs weekends/public holidays).
Staff members looking for advice to help a student can call (02) 9385 5418. Advice afterhours is limited to mental health, and not specific to UNSW.
Frequently asked questions
All appointments are completely free of charge for students who are currently enrolled at UNSW.
Worried about sharing your concerns?
All information we gather is completely confidential. Your personal information will not be shared with anyone without your consent, this includes your faculty or lecturers. For further information, see our privacy statement by clicking here.
What can I expect if offered an appointment?
Appointments are scheduled to last around 30 minutes. We will ask you some questions to help work out what might help. We always work with you as an individual and will always treat you with respect.
What happens after an appointment?
Depending on your circumstances and only with your consent, you may be referred to other services at UNSW or support in your local area. We always provide students with a clear plan for next steps.
I’m not currently living in Australia, can I access Mental Health Connect?