Crisis support

If you need urgent help you should reach out immediately to get the support you need.

If you or anyone is in is in immediate danger of hurting themselves or others:

  • go directly to the Accident & Emergency (A&E) department of your local hospital to get help: University College Hospital is the nearest A&E department to UCL’s main campus (this A&E department has a dedicated mental health unit)
  • call 999 to request an ambulance if you are unable to reach the hospital yourself

Find your nearest A&E department

If you're feeling distressed and need urgent support:

  • contact your GP surgery to request an emergency appointment
  • if your GP surgery isn't open, call the free NHS out-of-hours medical line on 111 and they will help you access the right services.
  • you can call the Samaritans on 116 123 to talk to someone at any time, day or night
  • Nightline are available overnight and can help students across London, call them on +44 (0) 207 631 0101