Mentoring for Students with Mental Health Difficulties

What is mentoring?

Mentoring is specialist one-to-one support for students who are experiencing ongoing mental health issues. It aims to support students whose symptoms are affecting their ability to study.

What mentoring support is offered?

  • Liaison with academic departments with your agreement and on your behalf
  • Support with managing your mental wellbeing by balancing academic work and health difficulties
  • Help to develop coping strategies and skills to maximise your study potential and allow academic progress e.g.
    - Motivation and goal setting
    - Time management strategies
    - Organisational skills
  • Build on strengths and increase confidence
  • Regular review of the impact of your mental health on your academic progress

Further information is available in our Mental Health Mentoring Leaflet and from Jacquie Cameron, Disability Adviser (Mental Health): Email:, Tel: (01382) 385402.

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