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Department of Engineering Health & Safety


Mental Health Support Services

University of Cambridge - The University Staff Counselling Service provides short-term counselling consisting of eight to ten weekly sessions for a range of issues and difficulties with which you may be struggling. - The Student Counselling Service has Mental Health Advisors who provide a range of support to students experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties. Students are referred to the MHAs by staff of the Colleges and University.

External a crisis? Text "SHOUT" to 85258 - Shout is the UK’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. - Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind (CPSL Mind) is a values-based, county-wide mental health charity. Mind Matters - Urgent Support:  If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, contact one of the organisations by using the link above to get support right away. Mind Matters is here to help you manage and maintain your mental health, as good mental health makes such a difference. It helps us to relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. - Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides mental health and specialist services for people aged 17-65. - Keep Your Head brings together reliable information on mental health and wellbeing for children, young people and adults across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough. - To the mind website, who provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. - To the Mental Health First Aid England website

Safety Office Contact Details



Inglis Building

Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ


Gary Steele

Department Safety Officer (DSO)

Departmental Fire Safety Manager (DFSM)

Tel: 01223 (3)32740


Steve Wickens

Department Safety Coordinator

Tel: 01223 (7)61455