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Autism and Neurodiversity
Consultation and Responses
DSA and other funding
Mental Health Advisors
Mental Health Mentors
Mental Health Nursing
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Risk and safety
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UMHAN policies and documentation
Working with students
My 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
Uni 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
UMHAN Helps Students Access Mental Health Facilities at UK Universities
10 Apr 2019
Conflicts Within the Mental Health Mentor Role
1 May 2018
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 and UNIVERSITIES UK
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
Year-abroad students say universities don’t offer enough support.
19 Dec 2014
Support Available at University
“University can often look like a minefield of potential stressful situations.”
21 Oct 2014
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