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Supporting your mental health

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

Our Employee Assistance Programme Validium has now relaunched as Health Hero.     

Health Hero are a specialist external provider of staff wellbeing and mental health support services. Support is free and anonymous.  

Contacting Health Hero:

  • Call 0800 358 5997 or +44 141 271 7555  (landline alternative for international and/or mobile use) to speak to an advisor. 
  • Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year – you’ll always be able to speak to someone confidentially who can help.  

Find out more:

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.