Emergency and 24-hour support

Is there an emergency?

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

If you are on or around campus and need immediate assistance, contact Oxford Brookes Security Services on 01865 483060.

If emergency services have been called to Oxford Brookes premises, contact Security Services on 01865 483060 and explain your location so that they can direct the emergency crew when they arrive.

24-hour support

Non-emergency health advice

Tel: 111 - they will contact a duty doctor or the mental health team if you need them.

Non-emergency police enquiries

Tel: 101

Someone to listen 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Anxious? Worried? Stressed?

24/7 live chat text service. Shout volunteers aim to respond to every texter in under 5 minutes.

Safe space and support for those in a mental health crisis.

Phone support Mon-Fri 12.00-9.00pm, Sat-Sun 5.00pm-9.00pm. 

In-person support daily 6.00pm-9.00pm, referrals open from 5.00pm. You must call before attending.

Free and confidential helpline for anyone who needs to talk through life's problems.

Open 5.00pm - midnight.

Confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide.

Open Monday to Sunday 9.00am - midnight.

SARCs provide dedicated support to victims of rape or sexual assault, including providing a confidential space for interviews, examinations and collecting evidence. Some may also offer counselling services.

See our sexual assault and rape page for contact details.

Listening, support and information service run by students for students in Oxford, during Oxford University term times. Check the website for opening times.

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