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Emergency, health and crisis support

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Who to turn to for immediate help

It is important to deal with serious problems as soon as they occur.  Here's who to contact.

Medical emergencies

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

More information on local healthcare.

GP/Health services

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, to go to your nearest accident and emergency (A&E) department
  • Mon-Fri 9-5pm you can come to the Student Centre and the desk staff there can call an ambulance
  • You can also make an urgent appointment to see your GP or call NHS 111
  • Mon-Sun 6pm-6am you can contact the Goldsmiths' Campus Support Officers (CSOs) who can also call an ambulance. They are based in the Loring Management Centre within Loring Hall and you can go and see them in person or call them on 020 7919 7284
  • 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, to 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

Mon-Sun 6pm-6am you can contact the Goldsmiths Campus Support Officers (CSOs). They are based in the Loring Management Centre within Loring Hall and you can go and see them in person or call them on 020 7919 7284.

On campus

Find the nearest security officer or call 020 7919 7105.

Mon-Sun 6pm-6am you can contact the Goldsmiths Campus Support Officers (CSOs). They are based in the Loring Management Centre within Loring Hall and you can go and see them in person or call them on 020 7919 7284.

In University accommodation

Find the nearest security officer or call 020 7919 7105.

Mon-Sun 6pm-6am you can contact the Goldsmiths Campus Support Officers (CSOs). They are based in the Loring Management Centre within Loring Hall and you can go and see them in person or call them on 020 7919 7284.

Sexual violence

Staying Safe Plan

The Wellbeing Service can help you prepare for possible times of crisis by developing a personalised Staying Safe Plan with you, see how to access their support with this.