Enhancing learning and teaching about mental health across the disciplines
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…Continue
Added by Jill Anderson on February 15, 2015 at 21:02 — No 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.
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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.
The group meets from 6-8 pm on the last Monday…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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