Resources

Category: Working with students
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Tab open on computer which says 'File'. Approaches to service development

Resources to help develop/review service provision
26 Mar 2024
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5 people around a desk looking at large screenTraining materials

Materials from training delivered by UMHAN members - please use to inspire your own training and acknowledge the authors if quoting directly.
26 Mar 2024
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Hearing voices, seeing visions and other sensory experiences

The experience of hearing voices or seeing visions varies from person to person and there are many potential causes for this.
13 Mar 2024
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCD is a clinically recognised anxiety disorder which affects around 1-2% of the population.
13 Mar 2024
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Hands pressed together. Self-Injury and Suicide

Useful information, reports, organisations and websites on self-harm, suicidality and suicide.
13 Mar 2024
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Close up on plasma ballTourette's Syndrome

Tourette's Syndrome (TS) is a neurological condition which has co-occurring mental health difficulties.
13 Mar 2024
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calculator on orange backgroundEmployment

This page provides information and resources for mentors who are self-employed, freelance and/or working for an employment agency.
31 Jan 2024
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Young man writing on post it notes on a whiteboardADHD

What is ADHD?
25 Jan 2024
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Transitions

It's widely understood that the transition points of entry into HE, into postgraduate study and into the workplace can be challenging.
25 Jan 2024
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Four hands covered in bright paints with smiley faces. Autism Spectrum Conditions

Autism is a lifelong disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world.
24 Jan 2024
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Eating Disorders

Useful organisations, training and reading on eating disorders.
17 Jan 2024
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Substance Abuse

Available information, organisations and training relating to substance abuse.
17 Jan 2024
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Suicide Prevention

21 Dec 2023
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Symbols of a wheelchair user, brain, signing hands and someone with a walking stickMental Health in the context of Disability

Useful information, documents and training on mental health as a disability
5 Apr 2023
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A glass and metal building against a blue skyCompetencies and frameworks

A library of competencies and frameworks relevant to student mental health
23 Nov 2022
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Pinboard with different cards saying: Trauma, Self-esteem, hopelessness, PTSD, Fear, Anger, PainTrauma-Informed Practice

Trauma-informed practice is an approach gaining an increased focus in all sectors of mental health support.
12 Apr 2022
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Two hands together holding a yellow flowerSafeguarding/Duty of care

Links to training, resources and research related to safeguarding
30 Mar 2022
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Red letter box with black sign reading PRIVATECapacity, consent and information sharing

Resources about capacity, consent and information sharing, including legislation and research.
22 Mar 2022
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water droplet creates ripple effectMindfulness - for students and practitioners

Mentor member Avou Oldfield delivers a session on mindfulness.
5 Oct 2021
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Carved wooden hand holding up large tree branchPractitioner support

How do mental health practitioners look after their own mental health and wellbeing?
29 Sep 2021
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Close up on a pit of coloured ballsSensory Assessment

These are resources shared by an Occupational Therapist member.
18 Mar 2021
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Double exposure portrait of a person in red and blueDissociation and associated conditions

Many people may experience dissociation (dissociate) during their life.
24 Feb 2021
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Close up on hand holding an orange pencil to paperWorksheets, approaches and downloadable resources

Including a range of videos to demonstrate the use of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) strategies.
7 Jan 2021
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Close up on a globe featuring map of europeWorking with students abroad

Useful resource for practitioners providing remote support.
21 Sep 2020
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Orange building with black framed windowsRisk and safety in accommodation

The University of Edinburgh share their resources.
21 Jul 2020
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Tips and best practice for remote working with students with mental health conditions

This page has been developed after a series of online meetings with members.
4 May 2020
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MH and the creative industries

Resources to support students studying creative courses.
18 Mar 2020
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Intersectionality, minority groups and mental health

UMHAN and its members recognise that the experiences of some students can be complex, particularly when multiple identities may be involved.
5 Dec 2019
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Reading material

A list of reading material to help inform your practice.
24 Oct 2019
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Pile of books behind an open book at the forefrontPostgraduate Students

Resources for working with postgraduates
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Schools and FE

This page contains resources for supporting students with Mental Health conditions in schools and colleges.
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