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Emergency contacts

If you feel that you, or someone you know is experiencing an emotional, pscyhological or mental health crisis, there are services available to help you:

On Campus Support for students

  • University of Warwick Health Centre If you think that you are in crisis, experiencing suicidal thoughts or do not feel safe, you should contact your GP/ Doctor in the first instance. If you are living on campus and are not yet registered with a Health Centre practice, please see the following link:
  • University of Warwick Campus Security If you are on campus out of hours, you can also contact Campus Security. They are available to support vulnerable students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Telephone: 024 7652 2083:
  • University of Warwick Residential Life Team In addition, your Resident Tutor may also be able to assist you with accessing crisis support:

Off Campus and Out of Hours Mental Health Services for staff and students

  • Coventry and Warwickshire Central Booking Service This service will take referrals for people experiencing mental health difficulties who are living in Coventry, Leamington or Kenilworth. Telephone: 0300 200 0011 24 hours.
  • Coventry Walk-in and Healthcare Centre This is a GP-led service available in the heart of Coventry open to registered and unregistered patients, with or without an appointment, between 8am and 10pm. Telephone: 0300 200 0060 For more information, including directions, visit:
  • Accident and Emergency The Accident and Emergency Department of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is available 24 hours a day for people experiencing an immediate crisis with their mental health. For more information, including directions, visit:
  • NHS Direct For health advice and reassurance, 24 hours a day 365 days a year. telephone: 111. For more information on this service:
  • Warwickshire Haven Out of hours mental health support in Leamington Spa and Nuneaton; open in Leamington 6pm-11pm, Monday to Wednesday

Telephone Helplines for staff and students

  • Mental Health Help and Advice Line This helpline can offer support/advise how to support someone until an appointment can be arranged for assessment or treatment. Telephone: 0800 616171 (freephone number, available 24/7).
  • The Samaritans The Samaritans offer a confidential listening and e-mail service, dealing with a wide range of concerns. Telephone: 116 123 (free helpline, available 24/7) E-mail: Website address:
  •  Saneline Saneline offer specialist emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. Telephone: 03003047000 (charged at local rates, available 6pm - 11pm daily) Website address: