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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. 

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.

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    Helping students adjust to university life

    Posted by steve lyon on July 21, 2017 at 15:10 1 Comment

    Interestinbg article in this months Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy Journal on using a strengths based approach with new students to help them adjust to the transition and deal with all the insecurities that it brings. Some quite positive effects and seems to meet their initial needs.

    I developed an on line package attempting to "normalise" the doubts new students have, it received some positive reviews but not visited as much as I thought it would…

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    Crazywise

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 14:08 0 Comments

    Crazy…or wise? The traditional wisdom of indigenous cultures often contradicts modern views about a mental health crisis. Is it a ‘calling’ to grow or just a ‘broken brain’? The documentary CRAZYWISE explores what can be learned from people around the world who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience. …

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    Links between mental health academics and student support services

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 13:00 0 Comments

    Are there close links, in your institution, between people involvement in teaching/learning about mental distress on the one hand, and student support services on the other?  

    Do you think such connections are important and, if so, why?

    I've recently been involved in a number of discussions about this question and would really value any thoughts.  Please use the comments box or contact me.  Many thanks. 

    Strengths based social work with adults

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 12:29 0 Comments

    In January 2017 the Chief Social Worker for Adults in collaboration with the Social Care Institute for Excellence hosted a roundtable event at SCIE to explore what strengths-based social work with adults, individuals, families and communities really means for practitioners and people using services. 

    This report from the workshop extends the call to action around strengths-based social work practice and captures the key points and comments from the group discussions with summaries of…

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    The State of Care in Mental Health Services: 2014-2017

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 10:21 0 Comments

    In 2014,the CQC started its programme of comprehensive inspections of specialist mental health services in England. It has now inspected all 54 NHS mental health trusts in England and all 221 independent mental health services.

    This report identifies several areas of concern: 

    • The safety of services
    • Persistence of restrictive practices
    • Access and waiting times
    • Poor clinical information services…

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    Well-being and higher education: A Strategy for Change and the Realization of Education's Greater Purposes

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 21, 2017 at 8:21 0 Comments

    The newest release from Bringing Theory to Practice, Well-Being and Higher Education explores the multiple connections of well-being to higher education—and why those connections matter for the individual lives of students and those who teach; for the institution; and for whether or not the unique promise of higher education to a democratic society can be advanced . . . and realized.

    The volume provides 35 accessible essays including but not limited to the following topics: a…

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    Discursive of Tunbridge Wells

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 20, 2017 at 8:32 0 Comments

    The Discursive of Tunbridge Wells podcasts - produced by Salomons Centre for Applied Psychology at Canterbury Christchurch University are fascinating and a good teaching/learning resource. 

    See recent podcast on …

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    Survivor Researcher Network

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 20, 2017 at 8:00 0 Comments

    'The Survivor Researcher Network (SRN) aims to provide mental health service users and survivors involved and interested in research a forum for networking, sharing information, and supporting each other. 

    We have recently recruited ten volunteers from across the country to join the new Survivor Researcher Network working group. The new group members…

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    Wellbeing practitioner posts at Sheffield Hallam University

    Posted by Jill Anderson on July 19, 2017 at 11:15 0 Comments

    2 wellbeing practitioner posts are now live on the recruitment portal.

    There are opportunities for wellbeing  practitioners to join an existing team of multidisciplinary staff:…

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