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Wellbeing and Mental Health for Students

Wellbeing and Mental Health for Staff

  • Many people are available to support you or someone who you suspect may be suffering with mental health issues. Speak to your line manager, Welfare, Training and Development Advisor, Deputy Head of Department, or a trusted colleague to discuss how to get support.
  • Chung Tu and Kathleen Pickett are the Chemistry Department Wellbeing Advocates - you can contact them for support and information on a range of wellbeing issues.
  • The Staff Counselling Centre has a Resources and Information page with information and advice on specific issues and experiences that can affect mental health and emotional wellbeing such as 'anxiety and panic', 'bereavement' and 'depression' amongst others. The also have links to other specialist organisations which you may find helpful.
  • The mental health charity MIND states 'We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect'. Visit their website for information on what they do, types of mental health problems, online support and services as well as an information hub.
  • The Mental Health Foundation charity has resources for 'Looking after your mental health' with podcasts, videos and free downloads.
  • Accessibility and Disability Services provides information for staff who work with disabled students.

Additional support networks