CPD Guidance and Recording form

26 July 2019
Members only

Supervision guidance and documentation

26 July 2019
Members only

MHA Profiles: The bad, the good and the best practice

26 September 2018
Members only
A collection of Amberlee Green's mental health advisor profiles and their work in different institutions.

Employment and Mental Health

2 July 2018
Members only
Useful slides on mental health and careers.

Stress at University

27 June 2018
Members only
Useful documents for distressed students

Guidelines for Mental Health Promotion in Higher Education

5 June 2018

This compilation of mental health promotion initiatives was prepared by the Universities UK/GuildHE Committee for the Promotion of Mental Well-being in Higher Education. It aims to be a guide for senior managers in Higher Education in developing policies, procedures and activities promoting mental health.

Suicide Prevention Strategy

29 May 2016

In 2016, UMHAN responded to the House of Commons Health Select Committee Suicide Prevention Enquiry.

Access arrangements for HE mental health provision

29 May 2014
In 2014, a guidance document was developed regarding access arrangements for the provision of mental health services in Higher Education.

Institutional Support for Students With Mental Health Difficulties

5 June 2009

The influence of social exclusion for people with mental health difficulties generally was considered in our 2003 Social Exclusion Unit response. 

Care Quality Commission Mental Health Strategy

4 April 2009
In 2009, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) sought views on developing a strategy for its work on mental health for the next three to five years.

New Horizons in Mental Health: Points to consider from a Higher Education perspective

3 March 2009

In 2009, the government consulted widely about the mental health care and treatment available to people in the UK. UMHAN responded to ensure that the health care needs of people with mental health difficulties while studying were included. The response formed the basis of a later consultation with the Care Quality Commission (above), given the similarities of the issues.

Social Exclusion

29 May 2003

In 2003, the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister consulted regarding the general problems and experiences encountered by people with mental health difficulties, with specific attention given to employment, social participation and service delivery. UMHAN responded to ensure that the experiences of people with mental health difficulties in Higher Education could be represented, that some of the barriers to full participation in society which we were aware of could be considered.

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Members only
Autism is a lifelong disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world.

Definitions of Disability

Members only
Available training and useful documents on disability

Disabled Students' Allowances

Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs) are a funding stream for UK students who fit the criteria of being "disabled".

Eating Disorders

Members only
Available training and useful documents on eating disorders.

Exams policy position

UMHAN has developed a policy position based on the collective knowledge and experience of members of the network, with regards to the use of examinations as an assessment method and students with mental health difficulties. The policy paper, which also incorporates practical recommendations, can be downloaded as a PDF.

Hearing voices

Members only
The experience of hearing voices varies from person to person and there are many potential causes for this.

List of CPD opportunities

Members only
Here is a list of CPD opportunities that might be of interest. To add to the list please email [email protected]

Mental Health Awareness and Basics

Members only
A list of available mental health awareness and other training.
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