Counselling and health services in Namsos

Contact the student counsellor

Sissel Rian

Available Monday and Thursday 9.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m. Book appointment in advance or drop in.

phone: 450 49 882
Room 3206 in the Pharmacy buidling

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In the course of your studies, you can experience situations that can be difficult to deal with on your own. At these times, you can come to the student counsellor with any questions or issues you might have.

These can be, for example:

  • Personal challenges such as relationship difficulties, heartbreak, social stress and anxiety.
  • Study-related difficulties related to motivation, delays, concentration problems, exam anxiety or time management.
  • Economic issues such as student loans, debt and public benefits.
  • Other challenges like substance abuse, eating disorders, anxiety and depression.

Our counsellors can also help you get in contact with public services, and facilitate cooperation between them, the student and the university.

The service is free and the counsellors are bound by confidentiality.


Students who are 25 years old or under can use the commune’s "Helsestasjon", i.e. youth and student clinic, for free. The clinic is located in Carl Guldbransons gate 4, and is open every Thursday from 3pm - 5pm.


Students can apply for a refund of health expenditures through Studentinord’s health fund. Read more and apply here. 


Studentinord often arrange unique courses including “speaking up” classes and courses in handling stress and examinations. The courses are held in Norwegian.


Are you a student who needs legal aid? Jusshjelpa i Midt-Norge gives free legal assistance and consultations in selected areas.  Read more.

Sissel Rian

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