Student Mental Health Strategy Group

Student Mental Health Strategy

Bangor University’s Student Mental Health Strategy aims to:

  • Create an inclusive environment that promotes well-being among its students
  • Support students experiencing mental health difficulties in order to help them have a positive and productive student experience

Its objectives are:

  • Supporting students with mental health difficulties
  • Providing a system of support that is accessible and relevant to current students
  • Auditing provision and eliciting feedback to improve student experience
  • Improving links with external agencies that offer mental health support
  • Promoting Mental Well-being
  • Fostering an inclusive environment that promotes mental well- being among its students
  • Building awareness
  • Maintaining a non-discriminatory ethos, and supporting the ‘Time to Change’ campaign
  • Supporting Staff
  • Providing protocols, support and training for staff dealing with student mental health concerns

The Student Mental Health Strategy Group is made up of students and staff from across the University, plus external members representing NHS mental health services, Police Liaison Officers, and Chaplaincy staff. It is chaired by Kate Tindle, Head of Counselling, and meets three times a year

Click here for:

Student Mental health Strategy document
Student Mental Health Strategy Group - Terms of reference
Student Mental Health Strategy Group - List of members 2014-15
Student Mental Health Strategy Group - Priorities for 2014-15

Useful links:

Counselling Service
Mental Health Advisers
Mental Health First Aid training
Dealing with a mental health emergency
Time to Change