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  • Tue, 07/05/2013 - 16:21

    Dear Colleagues


    The Reading Agency has produced some  promotional materials for Reading Well Mood-boosting Books.  Materials need to be ordered by 4pm this Thursday (9 May) 


    Reading Well Mood-boosting Books is a strand of the Reading Well  programme. The other strand is Reading Well Books on Prescription, which recommends 30 expert-endorsed self-help books. 


  • Sun, 24/03/2013 - 17:55

    Hi everyone


    Just wanted to say that after 8 weeks in India researching mental health recovery I am back and bursting with thoughts and thinking about how and why recovery in mental health occurs - and fundamentally Im wondering if  recovery is possible or do we simply just learn to live with and manage our lives with renewed hope?


  • Thu, 21/03/2013 - 15:10

    The Equality Challenge Unit are asking for responses from staff and students to a survey as part of their work on mental health on campus in Higher Education.  


    Supporting staff and students experiencing mental health difficulties

    ECU is seeking the views of staff and students on how HEIs can support people experiencing mental health difficulties.

    In particular, we want to understand how HEIs:

  • Wed, 20/03/2013 - 11:15

    Did anyone read this article in the Guardian?  http://www.guardian.co.uk/higher-education-network/blog/2013/feb/20/university-mental-health-support-access 

    also there's a Blogg link to the right of the article which looks very interesting: As student suicides rise by 50% in five years, Edward Pinkney asks: whose responsibility really is student mental health? Mickey


  • Sat, 16/03/2013 - 17:30

    Dear MHFE  members

  • Wed, 13/03/2013 - 22:54

    For an opportunity to have your say about the name for the FE Guild and the latest information on the consultation see message below from Peter Davies.

  • Wed, 13/03/2013 - 17:15

    There are two ways to subscribe to this regular e-bulletin:

  • Fri, 15/02/2013 - 10:03

    Please find attached the consultation document for the ‘FE’ Guild, for your consideration.


    I hope that you will have time to consider all aspects we are consulting on and complete the attached main response form.


    If time only permits you to focus on key questions, then you might wish to consider the key response form, which only covers the main points from the executive summary.


  • Thu, 14/02/2013 - 16:48

    GPs to prescribe self-help books for mental health problems

  • Thu, 14/02/2013 - 08:55

    A major article about how MINDFUL EMPLOYER is making a difference across the UK is featured in Occupational Health Magazine and can be read online on the Personnel Today website - visit www.mindfulemployer.net/news_events.html and follow the link.