The Disability & Wellbeing Service has a range of advisers with specialist expertise in disability, health, mental health and counselling. We offer a broad range of support to students with any disability, mental health and wellbeing related needs.
Students with concerns about their mental health or wellbeing can access initial support and advice from our Early Intervention Counselling Team. Referrals can be made by emailing the Disability & Wellbeing Service email@example.com or calling us on +44 (0)141 548 3402.
You can also come to our reception to refer to the service or get further information. We are based on Level 4 of the Mary Dunn Wing, Teaching & Learning Building.
We offer a broad range of support to students with any disability, mental health, and wellbeing related needs. It includes but is not limited to:
- One-to-one Disability Needs Assessments and Mental Health Assessments
- General Health Support
- One-to-one Counselling (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Person Centred Therapy)
- Psycho-Educational Group programmes
- Wellbeing Programmes relating to Mindfulness and Stress Management
- Self-Help Resources and our online CBT programme, SilverCloud
- Adjustments to learning, teaching, and assessment
- Assistive technology provision
- Personal, Communication, and Notetaking Support
- Mentoring and Study Support
- Support with a return to studies after periods of absence due to any disability or health-related issues
The Disability & Wellbeing Service also has a Staff Disability Adviser who can support any University staff with advice and guidance. Our Staff Disability Adviser also coordinates the Disabled & Neurodiverse Staff Network.
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