Need help now

  • In an emergency

    The situation is critical or urgent and requires an immediate response.

    If someone you know is in danger, or a crime is being committed, phone 999 to contact police, ambulance or fire services.

    24 hour support

    • 111 – 24-hour non-emergency health advice. They will contact a duty doctor if you need one.
    • 101 – 24-hour non-emergency police enquiries.
    • Samaritans - Someone to listen 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 
      Tel: 116 123 (Freephone)
      Email: jo@samaritans.org 
    • Nightline - Listening, support and information service run by students for students. Check their website for opening times.                                                              
      Tel: (01865) 270 270
    • Papyrus - Feeling suicidal or experiencing suicidal thoughts.

    University support

    For information, advice and support within your Faculty, contact your Student Support Co-ordinator or Academic Adviser (details available on your PIP page).

    Other external sources of support

  • If you are not registered with a doctor, you can register with the Brookes Medical Centre

    Tel: 01865 483193

    Oxford Nightline is an independent listening, support and information service run by students for students. You can phone the Oxford branch or visit them at 16 Wellington Square. They operate 8.00pm to 8.00am during Oxford University term times and a week either side – see the website for dates. You can ring about problems, or just to talk. They can provide local information such as night bus times and contact details for clinics.

    Tel: 01865 270270

    Also see: National Nightline

    The Muslim Youth Helpline (MYH) is a registered charity that provides faith and culturally sensitive support services to Muslim youth in the UK. They provide a free and confidential Helpline service run by young Muslim volunteers.