Supporting your mental health
The University has a range of services and activities to help support your mental health. We aim to provide different ways to access mental health support to allow staff to choose the service that they feel is right for them.
Employee Assistance Programme
A free to call 24/7 helpline provided by an independent external provider, Validium. It offers access to support from trained counsellors and advisors who are ready to listen and provide help on everything from emotional and physical health, mental health, relationships, managing stress and anxiety, money issues and more. Validium also provide free counselling for our staff, as well as an online Wellbeing portal.
Counselling workshops and 121 counselling
Our in-house Counselling Service provide weekly workshops for staff and students as well as confidential 121 counselling from qualified mental health professionals.