Got something on your mind? Stressed, anxious or just need to talk? RGU:Nightline is here to listen to you.
RGU: Nightline is a Student-Led peer to peer helpline that offers a non-judgmental, confidential and anonymous listening and support service to students at Robert Gordon University and in Aberdeen outside of University academic hours.
It is said that 1 in 4 people suffer from mental health illnesses and for students, this may be for a variety of issues: from academic stress, bullying or debt to loneliness, depression or bereavement; from arguments with flatmates or worries about a friend to addictions, eating disorders or self-harm; from relationship or family problems to sexuality, sexual abuse or abortion.
Our specially trained student volunteers recognise that university is a time of many changes and challenges and can empathise with callers. They don’t judge; they don’t give advice; and they certainly don’t tell callers what to do – they just listen. Best of all, Nightline is confidential and anonymous meaning students accessing the service don’t even have to give their name.
We are an anonymous listening service which is non-judgemental, non-directory and free of charge. If you are struggling with any problem and need somebody to talk to, please get in touch by:
Phone: 01224 26 36 46 *
Email: [email protected] (Response time 48hrs)
Instant Message: Click the chat button (right hand side of website)
Operating hours: 8pm to Midnight during the COVID pandemic
*Phone lines are temporarily closed due to COVID. We are working to reopen as soon as it is safe to do so. IM and Email services continue to operate from 8pm to Midnight.
Would you like to become one of our RGU: Nightline listeners or Public-Facing volunteers? Well now you can! Check out our volunteer page here for an info pack and application form! There are many benefits to volunteering for us, but more importantly, you will be supporting your fellow students at RGU.
ANONYMOUS EMAIL SERVICE
Our specially trained volunteers will respond within 48 hours! All information goes through our special software which removes all identifying data – so the volunteers will never know who sent an email.
For all other enquiries such as volunteer applications or information about RGU:Nightline, please contact [email protected] (non-anonymous email)