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Nightline Instant Messenger service now open

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Greater Manchester Nightline is a confidential listening and information service run for students by students. We offer anonymous, non judgemental and non-directive support for all callers, regardless of the situation. You can talk about anything you like. As well as the listening service, Nightline can also provide information, such as contact numbers for a wide range of places. Just give Nightline a ring and ask – it’s as easy as that!

Nightlife’s IM Service is now open! Nightine volunteers can be contacted though our IM service between 8pm and 2am every night during term time. Due to Coronavirus restrictions, opening have been reduced to 2am, and phone lines will remain closed for now. Keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for updates. You can also contact through Nightmail.

Nightmail is a confidential email listening and information service run by Nightline. It’s open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Our team of specially trained volunteers run Nightmail all year round – even outside of term time. We aim to respond to emails within 48 hours. The email address for Nightmail is:

If you would like to speak to anyone over the phone whilst our phone lines are closed, students should contact their universities for the most appropriate local support services. You can also contact Samaritans by calling 116 123, or via email This is a free, 24 hour listening service, which can offer support both in and outside of opening hours. Please see for more information.

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