Category: Evidence and evaluation
Women at a meeting

Women at a meetingWorking together: UMHAN's new research collaboration guidance

Rachel Spacey, UMHAN's Policy & Engagement Officer writes about how we work in collaboration to support members and students
13 Feb 2024
Photo of Evie's reflection in a window with a backdrop of city lights

Photo of Evie's reflection in a window with a backdrop of city lightsMy experience accessing mental health support at university

It was game-changing for me when I disclosed my illness to the uni – the first step to being able to thrive in education.
22 Nov 2023

LogoUni Mental Health Day 2023 - introducing Clinical Governance

UMHAN Trustee Phil Scarffe outlines the student mental health landscape in 2023, and crucial elements of our new guidance.
8 Mar 2023

Uni Mental Health Day 2021 - "Together"

Written by UMHAN trustee Hannah Wilson this post reflects on the work of our members and the long term impact of inequality on mental health.
4 Mar 2021

Not Special Treatment, but Reasonable Adjustments

Articles have highlighted an increase in the number of students receiving adjustments due to mental health. UMHAN members share their expertise.
13 Jul 2017

Supporting Students With Experience of Sexual Violence

Lisa Brooks-Lewis, Mental Health Manager, talks about her experience developing policies and training on the topic of sexual violence.
7 Jul 2017

What’s the point of Mental Health Mentoring?

Lydia Pell, UMHAN Chair, speaks at UUK Conference.
22 Mar 2017

UMHAN presents at Westminster Briefing On January

On January 31st , our Development and Operations Worker, Miriam Chappell, presented at the Westminster Briefing conference.
20 Feb 2017

UMHAN and the ProtectED Code of Practice

The ProtectED Code of Practice was launched on Monday 6th February as a new accreditation scheme for universities to measure student safety.
14 Feb 2017


UMHAN has been working as a key player in developing a new project focusing on Higher Education student and staff mental health and wellbeing.
19 Dec 2016

UMHAN Training: Behavioural Intervention Teams

On November 25th, UMHAN organised a free training day for members.
6 Dec 2016

UMHAN to give evidence on mental health to the Youth Select Committee

Dan Doran, will appear before the Youth Select Committee to contribute oral evidence for its inquiry into mental health.
25 Jun 2015

#IChoseToDisclose: How to prepare?

If there is any aspect of your experience which you are having difficulty with you may be thinking about discussing this with your university.
18 Feb 2015

#IChoseToDisclose: What to expect?

Not knowing what will happen when you disclose can be a daunting prospect.
18 Feb 2015

#IChoseToDisclose: What if?

UMHD is an annual event which aims to focus efforts that promote the mental health of people in Higher/Further Education.
12 Feb 2015

All Parliamentary Group

Complex needs and Dual Diagnosis all party parliamentary group
20 Jan 2015

Suffering in Silence

A graduate experience of mental health difficulties at university. Author: Henry.
7 Jan 2015

Support Available at University

“University can often look like a minefield of potential stressful situations.”
21 Oct 2014
University Mental Health Advisers Network (UMHAN). c/o The Moseley Exchange, 149-153 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JP Tel: 07510 734544 Registered charity number: 1155038. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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