Emergency, health and crisis support

It is important to deal with serious problems as soon as they occur. Here is who to contact for immediate help.

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For a life-threatening emergency call 999 immediately or go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department.

Medical emergencies

Call 999 for an ambulance or go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department.

More information on local healthcare.

Mental health crisis

If you feel worried about the thoughts / feelings / behaviour you are experiencing, feel suicidal and worry that you can no longer keep yourself safe please seek support immediately.

  • Dial 999, or ask a friend or family member to do this for you

  • If you live in Lewisham, Lambeth, Southwark or Croydon, phone the NHS Urgent Mental Health Line 0800 731 2864. You will be able to speak with a mental health professional and gain advice on the best course of care

  • If you live outside of these areas call your local Urgent Mental Health Line

  • Go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department

  • You can also make an urgent appointment with your GP or call NHS 111

  • Samaritans offer support via phone or text 116 123

Suicidal feelings

If you are feeling suicidal, there are people you can talk to who want to help:

  • Speak to a friend, family member or someone you trust as they may be able to help you calm down and find some breathing space

  • Call the Samaritans 24-hour support service on 116 123

  • Dial 999, or ask a friend or family member to do this for you, or go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department

  • Contact NHS 111

  • Make an urgent appointment to see your GP

Fear for your safety

Call 999 and ask for the police.

Goldsmiths Campus Security is in operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week for your protection. If you are on campus or in university accommodation call 020 7919 7105.

Goldsmiths Campus Support Officers (CSOs) are available out of normal working hours.

Goldsmiths out of hours support

Goldsmiths Campus Support Officers are available out of normal working hours.

If you are on campus or in university accommodation you can also find nearest security officer or call them on 020 7919 7105.