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Mental Health in Higher Education aims to increase networking and the sharing of approaches to learning and teaching about mental health and distress - across the disciplines in higher education. We have members from across the world.  

mhhe is open to educators (including service user and carer educators), practice mentors, students, practitioners, educational researchers and all with an interest in enhancing learning and teaching about mental health. Read about our first ten years, on storify.

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    The Critical Institute

    Posted by Jill Anderson on March 5, 2015 at 21:32 0 Comments

    The Critical Institute is a non-profit organisation set up and run by academics and activist practitioners. It offers a democratic and interdisciplinary platform to debate, learn and collaborate on world class critical research, teaching and practice. It is committed to educational practice that is not limited to the acquisition of skills and knowledge, but that actively questions and confronts inequalities and oppression- knowledge that has a transformative agenda.

    It is especially…

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    University psychiatry student societies

    Posted by Jill Anderson on March 5, 2015 at 20:21 0 Comments

    See a list of them HERE.

    Depression - new animation

    Posted by Jill Anderson on March 5, 2015 at 20:19 0 Comments

    This three minute animation explores what it feels like to be depressed, the symptoms of depression, and what help you can get if you are feeling depressed. The film was produced by the RCPsych Public Engagement Committee in conjunction with Damn Fine Media.

    View the animation here.

    Reflective Teaching in Higher Education

    Posted by Jill Anderson on March 5, 2015 at 19:00 0 Comments

    Reflective Teaching in Higher Education is the definitive textbook for reflective teachers in higher education. Informed by the latest research in this area, the book offers extensive support for those at the start of an academic career and career-long professionalism for those teaching in higher education.

    Written by an international collaborative author team of higher education experts led by Paul Ashwin, Reflective Teaching in Higher Education offers two levels of support:

    -…

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    A checklist of good practice from service users: the Care Programme Approach and Recovery

    Posted by Jill Anderson on March 5, 2015 at 15:30 0 Comments

    I've recently received an email from Dorothy Gould about some research of hers related to mental health service users' experiences of recovery under the most recent form of the Care Programme Approach, i.e. the 2008 version. 
    She has now produced a handout about the research. The handout gives a brief summary of the study, in particular explains how the research resulted in a Checklist of Good Practice (set of principles) for mental health professionals.…
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    Understanding adjustments: supporting staff and students who are experiencing mental health difficulties

    Posted by Jill Anderson on February 15, 2015 at 21:02 0 Comments

    In UK higher education around 1 in 125 students (0.8%) and around 1 in 500 staff (0.2%) have disclosed a ‘mental health condition’ to their university. However, figures from the Department for Health indicate that a far higher number of adults in the UK population as a whole experience ‘mental health illness’.

    This difference suggests mental health difficulties within the HE sector are currently under reported, with a large number of staff and students who are experiencing mental…

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    Student Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education: Good Practice Guide

    Posted by Jill Anderson on February 15, 2015 at 21:00 0 Comments

    This guidance updates the Guidelines on Student Mental Health Policies and Procedures for Higher Education published in 2000 by taking account of the requirements of today’s students, the increasing diversity of higher education providers and the different policies and practices that have emerged across the four nations of the United Kingdom.

    Download here.

    Critical and Creative Approaches to Mental Health Practice

    Posted by Jill Anderson on February 3, 2015 at 19:00 0 Comments

    CCrAMHP meets montly at the Friends Meeting House in Lancaster.

    Open to mental health practitioners, students, educators, service users and carers and others with an interest in engaging in discussion and debate, reciprocal learning and support.

    • Share critical and creative ideas and develop strategies for putting them into practice.
    • Hear invited speakers on topics that can help to shape such practice.

    The group meets from 6-8 pm on the last Monday…

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    2015 Skellern Lecture and JPMHN Award Lecture

    Posted by Jill Anderson on February 3, 2015 at 18:32 0 Comments

    The University of Nottingham will be hosting the 2015 Skellern Lecture and the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Lifetime Achievement Award (JPMHN) lecture on 11 June 2015 at the Institute of Mental Health.

    These awards are given in recognition of outstanding achievement in mental health nursing each year.

    Marion Janner OBE, founder of Star Wards, has been named as the recipient of the 2015 JPMHN Lifetime Achievement Award, and she will be presented with her…

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    Improving Young People's Health and Wellbeing: a framework for public health

    Posted by Jill Anderson on February 3, 2015 at 18:27 0 Comments

    The Framework has been developed as a resource to enable local areas in the delivery of their public health role for young people. It poses questions for councillors, health and wellbeing boards, commissioners, providers and education and learning settings to help them support young people to be healthy and to improve outcomes for young people.

    Alongside the framework, PHE has set up a free dedicated section on its…

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