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University Services

If your use of alcohol or drugs is beginning to cause you problems with your relationships, your studies, your finances you might want to consider getting some help and advice.

Contact the Student Hub in the first instance, who will happily advise you or refer you to specialist advisers, this is confidential and will not be used to penalise you - it is a support service for you. 

The Student Hub is open Monday – Thursday (8.30am-5pm) and Friday (8.30am – 4.30pm)

Alternatively, contact the Student Hub (RM050) by:


External Services

Alcoholics Anonymous - A free national helpline on 08009177 650 or email

Drinkaware - Advice and information on alcohol, drink trackers and tools plus a web chat for confidential advice

DASH - A service for people aged under 25 who would like support with their drug or alcohol use

Al-Anon - Support for anyone whose life is or has been affected by alcohol misuse. 

Change Grow Live - Free and confidential support with drugs and alcohol in Southampton

The Society of St James - Helping vulnerable people overcome challenges in life including a drug and alcohol recovery service

Talk to Frank - A 24/7 helpline that can help you find local support. Honest information about drugs, advice for supporting yourself and others and what to do in an emergency. 

Narcotics Anonymous - A helpline, meetings and support for those with a drug problem.

Rehab 4 Addiction - Find addiction treatment providers near you