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Crisis Support
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Immediate Help for Yourself
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  • You can always phone 999 in an emergency or make your way to any Accident and Emergency Department at your local hospital or the A+E at University College Hospital.

  • The Samaritans can be contacted on 08457 909090 at any time. Their service is confidential. Their website is www.samaritans.org.uk.

  • You could phone Nightline on 020 7631 0101. This is a student run service available in term-time between 6pm and 8am. Their website is www.nightline.org.uk.

  • If you are in College during term time and within Halls of Residence, there is a duty member of staff on call out of hours and each hall displays a notice with their contact details.

  • You can go to Gower Place Practice, 3 Gower Place, London WC1E 6BN, Tel: 0207 387 6306, where they can usually give you an appointment at extremely short notice at their walk in service on Monday to Fridays – 9.30 –10.30am and 2.30 –3.30pm. This service is confidential.

  • You can come to the Student Psychological Services, 3 Taviton Street, WC1H 0BT, Tel: 020 7679 1487.  The service is confidential (although they reserve the right to mobilise other help if someone's life or health is at immediate risk).

  • In addition to these services that maintain specific emergency cover, The Chaplain, Hall Wardens, Student Services Staff, Student Union Welfare Officers and Departmental Advisors and Tutors will all be willing to support you in times of difficulty or distress.

  • Elsewhere on this website there are helpful Advice Pages, as well as Support Pages
    that may address some of the issues that are troubling you.
  • If you are having suicidal thoughts or feelings, click here for further support. 
  • If you are concerned about another student and are not sure who to speak to, complete the Student of Concern form to notify relevant staff who can provide further support.

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