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University Mental Health Day

Thursday 3rd March 2022

No student should ever feel alone with their mental health.

University Mental Health Day brings together our staff and student communities to make changing the future of mental health a university-wide priority.

Join our virtual and face-to-face events, take free training and access resources to support your wellbeing and the wellbeing of others.

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UMHD Events

Join us to celebrate University Mental Health Day online or in-person.

Face-to-face

Little Miss Sunshine Screening + Snacks!

Join us in Square One for a free screening of one of the best tragicomedy films of the past 20 years. We'll have the University Welfare Services Team sharing their brand new resources and free snacks!

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Online

Nicolas Hamilton in Conversation

Join Nicolas Hamilton, the world’s first disabled driver to compete in the British Touring Car Championship, as he talks about his inspirational journey and how he built resilience in the face of adversity.

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Homesickness & Making Friends

Join Yolanda, one of your Welfare & Inclusion Reps, talking about her experiences of homesickness when she first came to University and some of things she found helped her settle in, make friends, and feel less lonely in a new place.

Training

Zero Suicide Alliance Training

These free training courses teach you the skills and confidence to have a potentially life-saving conversation with someone you’re worried about. 

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Resources

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Suicide Awareness

Download the CU Guide which contains support, information and guidance on suicide. The resources includes warning signs, how to support others and how to start important conversations to help suicide prevention.

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Wellbeing Fund

Through funding from NHS Charities Together, working in conjunction with UHCW Charity, we are offering students the opportunity to create their own fully-funded wellbeing and peer support projects.

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Mental Health Support Services

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