Help in an emergency

Find details of who to contact if you need immediate support or help.   

A crisis is where you feel out of control or unsafe. You might be in difficulty or danger, or at a risk to yourself or others. This may include wanting to harm yourself or having seriously harmed yourself (such as overdosing). 

In a health emergency or if you feel in crisis:  

For Ambulance, Police, and Fire Services, call 999.

If the emergency is on campus or in University accommodation, contact the University Security Services emergency number on 0113 343 2222 (available 24 hours a day).

If you are not in an emergency situation, check the following information about non-emergency services:


Frequent mental health crises 

If you are having frequent mental health crises, it may be helpful to refer yourself to our Student Counselling and Wellbeing service. A mental health advisor can discuss how you are managing your condition and how you can get support and treatment. To register for an appointment, please complete the online registration form.

If you have non-urgent concerns about your mental health or wellbeing, please contact

Remember, talking therapy may be helpful once your immediate crisis is over and you can reflect.