Out of Hours Support

If you are worried about your emotional health and are having thoughts of self harm or suicide you should access help immediately.

Do try to tell someone about how you are feeling. This could be a trusted friend, a family member or someone who is with you now.

If no-one is available there are a number of people you can contact who will listen and provide you with immediate support:


The Samaritans (24hours) 116 123 /01274547547 Email: jo@samaritans.org

First Response (24hours) 01274  221 181

Mind in Bradford (12pm-9pm) 01274 594 594

If you feel that your life is in imminent danger then go to Accident and Emergency at the nearest hospital or contact 999. At the hospital you may have to wait, but you will be able to see a Mental Health Professional who can help.


Airedale General Hospital: Skipton Rd, Steeton, Keighley, BD20 6TD.  01535 652511

Bradford Royal Infirmary:   Duckworth Ln, Bradford,  BD9 6RJ               01274 542200

Bradford City Primary Care Mental Health Team :                                          01274 322644


The following information may also help you:

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Dealing with Suicidal Feelings

How to Cope with Suicidal Feelings

Academic Support: It is really important that all students (new and old) are aware of, and understand the policies and procedures of the University, including those relating to student welfare. These tell you what you can expect from the University in certain circumstances and lets you know what your responsibilities are!


Other Sources of support

http://www.mentalhealthinbradford.nhs.uk/  Bradford Mental Health Directory

http://studentsagainstdepression.org/ (Student against Depression)


NHS Support

The NHS Choices website provides information about health services in your area as well as health advice, information and reassurance. If you become ill or are injured please make sure you get the best possible treatment in the right place, you can also check your symptoms on the NHS Direct Symptom Checker at their website.


For urgent advice and treatment anytime, call 111.