World Suicide Prevention Day, 10th September 2019

A note from Chukumeka Maxwell of Orchid Community & Associates: September, as the start of a new academic year can feel like a time of new beginnings.  It is also the month of  World Suicide Prevention Day.  Suicide is a global issue that...

First MHFA training day a success!

On 16th May, the first of our 7 Mental Health First Aid in Higher Education training days took place in Truro. 12 of our learning support consultants across all NMH roles attended the session run by Louise Ansell of Sky Bounders. We received excellent feedback from...

NMH Association feedback to DfE

In January 2019, Chris Skidmore, Universities Minister, released a statement following the conclusion of DfE research, praising the support that the DSA provides to disabled students, stating that more than half of students who receive the DSA said they would not have...

Mental Health Awareness Week

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 13-19th May!   During this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, Heads Together, a mental health initiative spearheaded by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke and Duchess of...

Student Minds

Get involved or show your support! This year we have chosen to support leading UK student mental health charity, Student Minds. On UMHD Plymouth University Student Minds volunteers will be in the main foyer of the Student’s Union from 10am-4pm offering...

University Mental Health Day 2019

Amano Donate to Student Minds! To kick off our All of Us campaign, we will be making a £500 donation this University Mental Health Day to organisers and our chosen charity of the year, Student Minds. Student Minds do invaluable work to help bring about change and...