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Crisis Support

  • Contact your GP for their out of hours services;
  • Call the NHS on 111;
  • Papyrus (support for people feeling suicidal, available 10am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends, 2pm – 5pm bank holidays): 0800 0684141, text 07786 209697 or email;
  • Samaritans (a free service to speak to someone about how you’re feeling, available 24 hours a day): 116 123 or email;
  • Sanctuary (offers a safe place to go at night, open from 8pm – 6am): 0300 003 7029;
  • Nightline (a confidential listening and information service run for students by students. Available 8pm – 8am during term-time or you can email 24 hours a day, every day of the year to The number is on the back of your university ID card;
  • CALM (support for men, available 5pm – midnight daily): 0800 58 58 58 or chat online at;
  • University Security emergency number: 0161 295 3333;
  • In an emergency you can call 999 for an ambulance or go to A&E.

This information is purely relating to mental health; if you need any other support see here: