We have three key Aims, listed below. Click on the aim to see our objectives - how we plan to go about achieving our aims.
We aim to...
• To facilitate online and in-person opportunities for the sharing of best practice, collaboration, and peer education.
• To ensure that members of UMHAN are kept up to date with key information about current policy and disability rights and equipped to apply this knowledge in their work.
• To develop and grow our membership to provide an active forum of support across the UK.
• To advocate for people with mental health difficulties through active participation in media communications, consultations, and discussions across the Education, Mental Health, and Disability sectors.
• To respond to opportunities to liaise with relevant organisations and contribute to initiatives, working groups, conferences, and training.
• To ensure discourse reaches beyond the Education, Mental Health, and Disability sectors, working with the Government on identified areas of concern.
• To raise awareness of mental health inequality and reduce stigma surrounding mental health difficulties via local and national initiatives, training programmes, and campaigns.
• To improve inclusivity in Higher Education, and promote excellence in the quality of support services provided, for students with mental health difficulties.
• To encourage and support UMHAN members to be actively involved in disseminating key messages about mental health difficulties in HE and society generally.