Medical and psychological assistance

CPAM Avignon Health Examination Centre

The CPAM's Centre d'Examens de Santé d'Avignon (Avignon health examination centre) can take blood tests, ECGs, vision, hearing and spirometry tests, carry out preventive medical examinations and offer dietary advice, by appointment and without advance payment.

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

Pharmacy on call (nights and Sundays)

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

Social security for students
Are you starting or continuing your studies in higher education? In most cases, there are no further steps to take.
The essentials about your health cover as a student :
- Your carte vitale is your social security card. It certifies your entitlement to health insurance. Remember to update it at least once a year;
- You must choose and declare a preferred doctor. If you are aged 16 or over and do not have a regular doctor, you will be reimbursed less;
- As a student, you are covered by occupational accident and disease insurance (AT-MP), which covers you during your classes in workshops or laboratories.
and internships (subject to conditions) ;
- If you are a foreign student starting your studies in the 2020 academic year, you must register with
Supplementary health insurance
To supplement social security reimbursements, if you do not meet the conditions for complementary universal health cover (CMU),
If you meet the means test, you may be eligible for assistance with the cost of complementary healthcare: payment assistance.

PASS Santé Jeunes de la Région Sud chequebook for young people

Prepaid vouchers that can be used to visit GPs and specialists, as well as medical analysis laboratories, as well as help with contraception (for men and women) and psychological counselling.

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 on a Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur scholarship can receive a grant from the Region of 100 euros to finance their complementary health care, from among the 3 organisations approved by the Region: HEYME, LMDE, MGEN.
The aim of this new scheme is to reduce the cost to students of their supplementary health insurance, at the level of cover of their choice.

Find out more and order your Pass : LINK

Other health services

A number of counselling organisations offer free advice and advice sessions to help students in difficult situations.
This is a non-exhaustive list of local and national distance support schemes available to all students.
List of all support services and national helplines. Advice and links to help you feel better.
SOS Amitié
A listening service for people who are going through a difficult time in their lives.
Suicide Écoute
A listening service for people who are thinking of ending their lives or have decided to do so. Suicide Écoute is also open to those close to people who are depressed or suicidal.
Fil santé jeunes
Free from all phones. Every day from 9am to 11pm.
0 800 235 236
Red Cross Listening
Free, anonymous support service.
0 800 858 858
Drogue info service
Free, anonymous 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
84 Teenagers' Centre
Reception, listening and social, legal, psychological etc. 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
Phone: + 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

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

Sida info service

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