Call 999 immediately or go to your nearest hospital.
After calling 999
If you are on campus call Security Services on 0117 3311223.
If you are in University accommodation call your Student Support Centre. Open 24/7.
Non life-threatening emergency
If your emergency is not life-threatening but is serious and needs attention quickly, find out where you can get help.
Mental health crisis
Contact your doctor's surgery and request an emergency appointment.
If your doctor's surgery is not open, contact the NHS Out of Hours Medical Service on 111. It is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. If you are not registered with a doctor in Bristol, you can attend an NHS walk-in centre.
NHS Mental health crisis team
The crisis team can help you if your mental health is at breaking point. You might have already been diagnosed with a mental health problem, or this might be the first time you have had a mental health problem.
The service is available 24 hours a day and will support you if your mental health is in crisis.
Find out how to get help from the Mental health crisis team.
Bristol Sanctuary is a place to go when you are in serious emotional distress.
Find out how to use the Bristol Sanctuary services.
University accommodation out of hours support
If you are in University accommodation contact your Residential Life Student Support Centre:
- North Village Support Centre: 0117 4283300
- East Village Support Centre: 0117 4283302
- West Village Support Centre: 0117 4283301
If there is an emergency on campus, call the University security services on 0117 3311223
An information and listening service run by students for students. You can phone or use the Instant Messenger service throughout the night.
Use Nightline throughout the night
Saneline is a national helpline providing information and support on mental health issues.
Papyrus offers the HOPELineUK to support young people who have thoughts of suicide or harming themselves.
Elefriends is an online community to help you manage your situation when you feel you need help.
Talk to the Elefriends community
Samaritans provide confidential support 24 hours a day by telephone and they have a drop-in in Bristol.
Mind - Bristol
Mind offers MindLine, a helpline open most nights of the week.
Find out how to contact Bristol's MindLine.
Self-Injury Support is for women of any age or background affected by self-injury. It could be their own, a friend or a family member's. You can phone, email or text for support.
Victim of crime
There is support available from the Police and other charities and organisations. You can also get support and advice if you are concerned about someone else.
To report a crime where there is a risk life or safety, call the police on 999.
If you do not need emergency assistance or the crime happened in the past, you can call 101.
Rape and sexual support
The Bridge is a Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC). They offer medical, emotional and psychological support and practical help to anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted. Find out how to contact The Bridge.
Violence and abuse
Bristol Against Violence and Abuse (BAVA) provides support for men and women who are the victims of violence and abuse
Victims of hate crime
Find out how to report crimes that have taken place within the University.
If the crime has taken place outside of the University, contact Avon and Somerset Police hate crime support.
You can also speak to SARI, Stand Against Racism and Inequality, who can support you and work with you.