FOR A CRISIS OR EMERGENCY: General; Health
If a health situation is life-threatening, then go to A&E or if you are unable to do this, call 999 for an ambulance or contact University security 0113 343 2222.
- Emergency Ambulance, Fire Brigade or Police - phone 999 (freephone) and ask for the service.
- Emergency SMS service for deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired people in the UK to send an SMS text message to the UK 999 service.
- Non-emergency police - 101. Use this number to report crime that does not require an emergency response. See the police site for more details.
- Medical emergency - Leeds Student Medical Practice - 0113 295 4488
- University emergency - University security - 0113 343 2222 (both these numbers are staffed 24 hours a day).
- Taxi company - Amber Cars- LUU's recommended private hire company - 0113 231 1366
- If you have no money or find yourself in any kind of difficulty, you can pay for your car by providing the driver with your student card - you will be asked to sign a docket and then retrieve your card from the students union and pay your fare with the union.
HEALTH / MENTAL HEALTH
If you believe you are in a health/mental health crisis, we recommend you contact:
- Leeds Student Medical Practice 0113 295 4488 or your GP
- Out-of-hours NHS support at phone number 111
- The Leeds Crisis Assessment Service 0300 300 1485
- Dial House 0113 260 9328 or text on 07922 249452 (Open 6pm - 2am on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays)
- FOR A LISTENING EAR:
- Connect Helpline 0800 800 1212 9 (Open 365 days 6pm – 2am)
- The Samaritans: Freephone 116 123
- Nightline: 0113 380 1285