Student Mental Health Charter

Student Mental Health Charter

This December, the new University Mental Health Charter was published by Student Minds in partnership with Universities UK, the NUS and AMOSSHE (Association of Managers of Student Services in Higher Education). It is intended that the Charter becomes a UK-wide scheme...

New ANMHP website!

New ANMHP website!

We are delighted to have been able to work with the Association of NMH Providers and Clear Links support to refresh the ANMHP website and provide a new 'search for a provider' function. The Association gives members a voice across the disabled student support sector...

Combating disability stigma in education and the workplace

Combating disability stigma in education and the workplace

The potential gap in identifying apprentice learners with disabilities and learning difficulties According to a recent government survey, 19% of working age adults declare themselves to have a disability or learning difficulty. While only 10.3% of apprentice learners...

2019/2020 DSA -QAG Accreditation

2019/2020 DSA -QAG Accreditation

We are delighted to let you all know that we passed our annual audit in 2019 with flying colours!In order to achieve this accreditation we have demonstrated that we meet quality criteria as specified by DSA-QAG. A big thank you to all involved.

World Suicide Prevention Day, 10th September 2019

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!

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

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...