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

​It’s time to change the narrative around student mental health.

For Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 we argue that Universities should focus on 3 issues.
10 May 2021

“I am their advocate, I am there just for them."

UMHAN member Jo Culpin talks about her training and career in student mental health.
19 Apr 2021

Clear messaging for early return to campus

Members report anxiety around returning to campus for students with MH conditions.
22 Mar 2021

"Supporting an individual's informed choices"

UMHAN member Kev Rayson talks about his training and career on World Social Work Day.
16 Mar 2021

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

"It's good to talk"

Common advice given around mental health is not without difficulties for many.
9 Feb 2021

Developing school mental health services

UMHAN's response to the Early Day Motion 943 Funding for school counselling services
17 Nov 2020

A little book with a lot to give: A Review of Stay Balanced While You Study by Dr Dominique Thompson

This review was written by Specialist MH Mentor Lauren Weaving.
26 Oct 2020

Book review: Helping Penguins to Swim Edited by Karisa Krčmář

This e-book was reviewed by a UMHAN mentor member.
14 Sep 2020

Student mental health in the time of COVID-19

Our guest blog post is written by Lucian Milasan and Ed Griffin from DMU.
9 Sep 2020

I Chose To Disclose - Alex's story

"Disclosing has given me the confidence to...have that mental health conversation and to be more honest with myself when I am feeling low."
7 Jul 2020

UMHAN's response to Office for Students' Briefing "Supporting Students Mental Health"

Our new blog post supports the points made in the briefing, and underlines the vital importance of work by our members.
4 May 2020

Providing and accessing remote support

Advice for students about accessing their continuing MH support from University, and for staff providing this.
17 Mar 2020


5th March 2020 is the 12th Uni Mental Health Day
5 Mar 2020

ADSHE, Patoss and UMHAN - joint statement about Disabled Students' Allowances

In response to Disability News Service article.
16 Dec 2019
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