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Crisis Support

  • In an emergency you can call 999 for an ambulance or go to A&E  (Salford Royal Hospital, M6 8HD; Manchester Royal Infirmary, M13 0HY)
  • University Security emergency number: 0161 295 3333
  • Contact your GP
  • Call the NHS on 111
  • Samaritans (a free service to speak to someone about how you’re feeling, available 24 hours a day): 116 123 or email
  • CALM (support for men, available 5pm – midnight daily): 0800 58 58 58 or chat online at
  • Papyrus (support for people feeling suicidal, available 10am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm weekends, 2pm – 5pm bank holidays): 0800 068 4141, text 07786 209 697 or email
  • Shout A place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help. Text SHOUT to 85258 from anywhere in the UK, anytime, about any type of crisis.
  • Crisis Point (helpline for people in a crisis open from 9am – 5pm): 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

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

Guidance for Students Reporting Sexual Assault

The University of Salford is committed to ensuring we do everything we can to provide a safe and supportive environment for all its students and to respond appropriately to incidents of sexual assault.  We have developed a guidance document which you can download or print to help you understand the options available to you, whether or not you choose to disclose to anyone at the University or use any of our support services.

If you have any other questions or need support or advice, or would like to suggest any improvements to the guidance and support we offer, please contact the askUS: Enquiries service