West Lothian College will be closed from December 18, 2020 until January 6, 2021. This means the college will not be offering any services between these dates.

Our student support team have been signposting organisations on their Twitter feed as part of their 12 Days of Support campaign where you will be able to access support services over the holidays. You can find follow them @WLCStuSupport to see these services.

Below you can find some useful links and information about 24/7 support.

Have Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year!

Togetherall professional support

West Lothian College students going through a tough time can also access free online support with Togetherall. You will have access to a 24/7 online global community and professional support from trained professionals.

To get access during the summer break email supportlearning@west-lothian.ac.uk

Togetherall have also published a guide on looking after yourself during Covid-19. You can find it here: Looking After Yourself During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Emergency support

If you are struggling with your mental health or have suicidal thoughts and require immediate attention please contact your doctor, NHS111 or one of the organisations listed here.  

Other useful support and guidance

Read the SAMH guidance on Coronavirus and your mental wellbeing here: www.samh.org.uk/about-mental-health/self-help-and-wellbeing/coronavirus-and-your-mental-wellbeing

SAMH have also put together a directory of support for students here: SAMH Mental Health Support

You can find a full list of useful organisations who can provide help and support here. Please be aware some of these organisations may be operating under amended opening hours due to the current situation.