Medical and psychological support

Centre d'Examens de Santé d'Avignon de la CPAM

The CPAM's Centre d'Examens de Santé d'Avignon (Health Examination Centre) can carry out blood tests, ECGs, visual, hearing and spirometric tests, preventive medical examinations and offer dietary monitoring, by appointment and without advance payment.

72 route de Montfavet
84000 Avignon
Tel: +33 (0)4 90 14 55 90

Pharmacy on call (night and Sunday)

For the night from 7.30 pm to 8.30 am and for Sundays, there is only one pharmacy on duty for Avignon and Montfavet. This pharmacy changes every day.
On weekdays between 7.30 pm and 10 pm and on Sundays between 8.30 am and 7.30 pm, call 17 and the police station will tell you which pharmacy is on duty.
Between 10pm and 8.30am, you must go to the police station, boulevard Saint-Roch, with your prescription and an identity document. The police station will then give you the address of the pharmacy on duty.

For the contact details of the doctor on duty or the nurse, dial 15.

Social security coverage

Social security for students
Are you starting or continuing your studies in higher education? In most cases, you don't need to take any further steps.
The essentials of your health protection as a student:
- Your carte vitale is your social security card. It proves your entitlement to health insurance. Remember to update it at least once a year;
- You must choose and declare an attending physician. From the age of 16, if you do not have a regular doctor, you will be reimbursed less;
- As a student, you are covered by an occupational injury and disease insurance (AT-MP) which covers you during your courses in workshops or laboratories
and internships (under conditions) ;
- If you are a foreign student and will be starting your studies in the 2020 academic year, you must register on
Supplementary health insurance
To supplement social security reimbursements, if you do not meet the conditions for complementary universal health coverage (CMU),
If you meet the means test, you may be eligible for assistance in financing supplementary health insurance: payment assistance.

Southern Region Youth Health Checkbook

Prepaid vouchers, which can be used at a general practitioner's or specialist's office, but also at medical analysis laboratories, as well as contraceptive aids (male and female) and psychological follow-up.

Checkbook to be ordered and activated online (delivery to the address of your choice).
04 88 73 80 00


Pass Mutuelles de la Région Sud

Students with scholarships in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur can benefit from a grant from the Region amounting to 100 euros to finance their complementary health care, from among the 3 organisations approved by the Region: HEYME, LMDE, MGEN.
This new scheme aims to reduce the cost to students of their complementary health insurance contract, on the level of cover of their choice.

Find out more and order your Pass : LINK

Other health services

Numerous listening organisations offer free advice and counselling to support students in fragile situations.
This is a non-exhaustive list of local and national distance support schemes available to all students.
Listing of all support services and national helplines. Tips and links to help you feel better.
SOS Amitié
Listening service designed to welcome the voices of those who, at some point in their lives, are going through a difficult period.
Suicide Listen
Listening service for people who are considering or have decided to end their lives. Suicide Listen is also for the relatives of people who are depressed or suicidal.
Fil santé jeunes
Free of charge from all stations. Every day from 9am to 11pm.
0 800 235 236
Red Cross Listening
Support service, anonymous and free of charge.
0 800 858 858
Drugs info service
Anonymous and free interviews.
Information, support and advice.
0 800 23 13 13
Eating disorders.
Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 8pm to 10pm.
01 40 72 64 44
House of Adolescents 84
Reception, listening and social, legal and psychological support for 11-25 year olds.
04 90 84 01 88
Point Accueil Ecoute Jeunes
A place where young people aged 12 to 25 can be welcomed, listened to and supported.
06 16 57 88 93
Family Planning 84
Contraception, sexuality, gynaecological medical centre.
04 90 87 43 69
Henri Duffaut Hospital

rue Raoul Follereau
Tel: + 33 (0)4 32 75 33 33

SAMU (Emergency Medical Service)

Tel: 15 (free call)

SOS Doctors (24 hours a day - 7 days a week)

Tel: + 33 (0)4 90 82 65 00

Poison Control Centre

Tel: + 33 (0)4 91 75 25 25

Sida info service

Tel: + 33 (0)8 00 84 08 00