24/7 Live chat and phoneline Spectrum.Life


You may feel at a crisis point or are just feeling a bit rubbish and need to offload.

You can access a 24/7 out of hours mental health support line via Spectrum.Life or via the phone:

Phone: 0800 031 8227

Text ‘Hi’ to WhatsApp or SMS: 07418 360780

All calls are answered by clinically trained counsellors or psychotherapists.

You can talk to them about anything, including stress, anxiety, low mood, financial worries, loss and grief, relationship difficulties and substance abuse issues.

Collage of 3 | Student on her phone | Man answering a phone call | Spectrum.Life logo


This is completely free to all our students, aged 16 or over, offering a range of ways to interact from phoning, texting, Whats App, or Zen chat (through the web portal).

You can also log in to the web portal for access to hours of wellbeing and lifestyle advice and gain rewards for achieving wellbeing goals.

Please note Spectrum.Life will ask for some basic details to ensure you are eligible to use the service, including which Academic Partner you are enrolled with.  All services provided through Spectrum.Life are done so in total confidence. The identity of individuals and personal details will always be protected.

How do I get started?

Pro Tip: Use Google Chrome to ensure the best performance of the platform!

Register now to the Spectrum.Life platform and mobile app by clicking on the link below:

Spectrum Life where you can sign up to the portal