Disability & Wellbeing Service
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, which 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.
If you would like to engage with our team or find out further information about the support we offer, please Contact Us or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 0141 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.
Rape Crisis and The Rosey Project- Christmas 2022 Support
If you have experienced sexual violence at any point in your life or know someone who has, and you would like to talk to someone, Rape Crisis can offer you confidential specialist support.
The Rosey Project’s Connect Live service runs every day 11am – 2pm (excl. 26th – 27th Dec and 2nd – 3rd Jan). Call free on 08088 000 014, text 07712 719 520, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.roseyproject.co.uk to live chat.
Rape Crisis Scotland are open 5pm – midnight every day (excl. 26th – 27th Dec and 2nd – 3rd Jan). Call free on 08088 010 302, text 07537 410 027, or email email@example.com.
Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. Their trained volunteers are there for you 24/7 to listen and support you to get to a calmer and safe place. Shout is a free, confidential, anonymous service for anyone in the UK. It won’t appear on your phone bill. If you’re feeling low, anxious, worried, lonely, overwhelmed, suicidal or not quite yourself, their service is there to support you. To start a conversation, text the word 'SHOUT' to 85258. If your life is at imminent risk, please call the emergency services on 999.
How to Create Wellbeing and Happiness Online Module
A newly developed in-house “How to Create Wellbeing and Happiness” e-learning module is now available to all students on MyPlace. The in-depth module is designed to help students develop independent strategies to enhance and maintain a positive sense of wellbeing. We strongly encourage all students to work through the module.