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out of hours Support and Emergency Information
In a life-threatening medical emergency, a fire or a physical threat to life, first call the emergency services by dialling 999.
In a life-threatening medical emergency, a fire or a physical threat to life, first call the emergency services by dialling 999. In the event of an emergency, Security Services should always be informed on their 24-hour emergency number 0113 812 3165.
Please use this number in the event that you experience any other emergency when you are in a university building. For example, if you:
- Need a first aider
- Need to report a crime
- Smell gas
- Become trapped in a lift (please use the emergency bell)
- Are locked in a building (after hours)
If you feel that your life is in imminent danger, then go to Accident and Emergency at the nearest hospital or contact 999.
- Leeds General Infirmary A&E Department, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, Tel: 0113 243 2799
- St James’ Hospital A&E Department, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, Tel: 0113 243 3144
- Call 111 (freephone, open 24 hours a day) – a trained adviser will ask you a series of questions and immediately direct you to the best service to support your needs.
- Call Leeds Crisis Assessment Service (CAS) on 0800 183 1485. Call to speak to a highly trained clinician who will ask a series of questions to assess your needs. Leeds CAS is a 24-hour assessment service for people 18 years and over.
In case of overdose, ingesting poison or suffering serious injury you must seek immediate medical help by dialling 999. You should do this even if you do not feel poorly; the effects of an overdose can be delayed by hours (even days) and can be fatal.
Talk to someone Out of Hours
It’s not uncommon to experience mental health problems. You could be experiencing a range of feelings including anxiety or panic, or you may be having thoughts of self-harm or suicide. It’s important to know that help is available whether you feel in crisis or just want to talk to someone. Please reach out for support:
Student Space offers text, phone, email and webchat support for students, as well as specific support for:
Their website also has expert information and advice to help you through the challenges of coronavirus.
Support following a sexual assault
If you have just been raped or sexually assaulted, or know someone else who has, please see our information on immediate support after sexual violence for how you can access help now.