support in a crisis

Feeling suicidal or seeing someone in crisis is frightening - but there is support out there - you are not alone.

If someone is feeling suicidal or in crisis, they should be seen by front line NHS as soon as possible either - GP surgery and ask for an emergency appointment, call 999 or go to A&E.

The University Medical Service: 01603 251600 (when the medical service is closed calls will automatically be transferred to the NHS out-of-hours service: 111).

The nearest A&E is Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Other urgent support on campus

UEA security on 01603 592222

Residential life team (for students in residences)


Use these confidential helplines and sources of support

Sometimes people find it easier to talk to a stranger - helplines are available for you to use. You can ring them for yourself or if you are worried about someone.

  • Papyrus
    Prevention of Young Suicide
    0800 068 41 41 (Mon – Fri 10am – 5pm / 7pm – 10pm. Weekends 2pm – 5pm)