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
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Tam standing in front of Machu PichuMental Health Nurses Day 2023 - Tam Mitchell: from retirement into student mental health

Tam shares his lengthy career in nursing, and how his skills and experience have helped him to support a wide range of students.
21 Feb 2023
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PDP logoPositive Digital Practices - Positive Digital Communities

The second in a three part blog series, using materials from the Positive Digital Practices project.
20 Feb 2023

LogoPositive Digital Practices - using Positive Learner materials

Welcome to the first of three upcoming blog posts on using materials from the Positive Digital Practices project!
30 Jan 2023
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Overhead view of iPad, coffee and monstera leaf on a deskPositive Digital Practices

UMHAN member Ashley Cave talks about her involvement in the Positive Digital Practices project as a practitioner.
22 Nov 2022
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Headshot of Cathy with trees and fields behind"It's a process of learning and growing."

Specialist Mentor and UMHAN member Cathy Bleach, gives us an insight into her career path and life as a Mentor in higher education today.
18 Oct 2022

"Listening to all students' stories is vital as no two people will ever have the same experiences."

Having had a mental health condition at university herself, Megan can empathise with students and understand some of the difficulties they may have.
27 Jun 2022

"I’m watching students blossom when they think they can’t get there and it’s a great feeling."

Independent Mentor Hazel, talks about her role, how her career has progressed and the things she loves most about working in student mental health.
6 May 2022
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Black and white photo of Taylor smilingTaylor's story

Support at a small and specialist campus - "I was made to feel at ease in an educational world I didn’t know I would ever be ready for."
5 Apr 2022

"I envisaged I would be helping with students missing home or stressed about exams"

Long-standing UMHAN member Ashley describes her surprise at the complexity when she first became a Mental Health Adviser.
7 Feb 2022

"Seeing change is a highlight of the role"

Jonathan's experience from working in CAMHS has helped shaped his work in student mental health.
8 Dec 2021

Universities and NHS/External Support Providers

Some key points from today's Mental Health Adviser meeting discussion.
10 Nov 2021

"Mentoring has helped me be my best self "

Student feedback for member Helen shows what a huge impact mentoring can have on students.
8 Nov 2021

From Occupational Therapy to Mental Health Adviser - a member's journey

A UMHAN member for 5 years, Karen Bridle talks us through her career and work as a Mental Health Adviser.
20 Sep 2021
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