Mental health crisis support

If you feel like you might attempt suicide, or may have seriously harmed yourself, you need urgent medical help. Please:​

  • call 999 for an ambulance​
  • go straight to A&E, if you can​
  • or call your local crisis team, if you have their number.​

​If you can't do this by yourself, ask someone to help you.​

Mental health emergencies are serious. You're not wasting anyone's time.​

If you can keep yourself safe for a short while, but you still need urgent advice:​

Don't suffer in silence, talk to someone who can help!​

​These services are for anyone who's struggling.​

They won't judge you.​

They're free, they're anonymous, and they're always open.​

Mind's page of helplines and listening lines has more numbers to try.

The charity Mind provides more information on how to cope in a crisis. Use these pages but remember to reach out to other people.​

Need urgent help - Mind

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Wellbeing@admin.ox.ac.uk 

Meet the team: 

Joanne Mason – Head of Wellbeing 

Lara Hayward – Wellbeing Programme Manager 

Frances Parkes – Wellbeing Skills Development Programme Manager