Mentally Healthy Universities

A mental health and wellbeing programme for students

LSE is taking part in Mind’s exciting new Mentally Healthy Universities pilot.

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LSE is taking part in Mind’s exciting new Mentally Healthy Universities pilot. Through this, Mind is offering a series of mental health and wellbeing sessions specifically for university students.

These sessions will give you tools and techniques to look after your mental health and wellbeing at university and eventually into the workplace. They will also empower you to seek the right support if you need it during your studies.

The sessions will be delivered at various locations on LSE campus by experienced mental health trainers. Sessions will provide a safe space to discuss mental health and learn from each other, and they are open to students with or without lived experience of mental health problems.

Students can book their place online – please see details below:

 

Mentally Healthy Students: an introduction to managing your mental health and wellbeing

A workshop designed to introduce you to mental health and wellbeing, help you recognise common mental health problems and manage stress, and teach you how and where to get help if you need it during your studies.

For: All undergraduate or postgraduate students. Open to students with or without lived experience of mental health problems.

Duration: 3 hours (with breaks and refreshments)

Booking: Online via the LSE Training and Development System (if no dates appear on the page, please make sure you're logged into the system)

Upcoming dates:

  • Wednesday 22 January 2020 - 12.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Friday 24 January 2020 - 1.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Friday 31 January 2020 - 2pm to 5pm
  • Thursday 6 February 2020 - 9am to 12noon
  • Monday 2 March 2020 - 12.30pm to 3.30pm
  • Thursday 5 March 2020 - 9am to 12noon
  • Wednesday 1 April  2020 - 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Mentally Healthy Students: tools and techniques to manage your mental health and wellbeing

This is a more in-depth course which runs over four weeks, with one online module and one face-to-face group session each week. It will equip you with specific tools and techniques to improve your mental resilience and to help you look after your mental health.

For: All undergraduate or postgraduate students. Open to students with or without lived experience of mental health problems.

Duration: Online module (approx. 30 mins completed at home) and 2 hour session each week for 4 weeks.

Booking: Online via the LSE Training and Development system (if no dates appear on the page, please make sure you're logged into the system)

Upcoming dates in 2020: 

  • Tuesday 28 January, 4 February, 11 February, 18 February - 11am to 1pm
  • Wednesday 29 January, 5 February, 12 February, 19 February - 2pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday 4 March, 11 March, 18 March, 25 March - 2pm to 4pm
  • Friday 6 March, 13 March, 20 March, 27 March - 10am to 12noon

Mentally Healthy Students: preparing you to manage mental health and wellbeing at work

This session helps prepare students to manage their mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, understand what you should expect from future employers and learn about your rights.

For: All undergraduate or postgraduate students. Open to students with or without lived experience of mental health problems.

Duration: 3 hours (with breaks and refreshments)

Booking: Online via LSE CareerHub

Upcoming dates:

  •  Monday 17 February 2020 - 1.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Thursday 20 February 2020 - 9am to 12noon
  • Tuesday 10 March 2020 - 9am to 12noon
  • Tuesday 17 March 2020 - 2pm to 5pm
  • Thursday 19 March 2020 - 9am to 12noon
  • Monday 23 March 2020 - 9.30am to 1.30pm
  • Monday 30 March 2020 - 9.30am to 1.30pm
  • Thursday 2 April 2020 - 1pm to 4pm

You can find further details about the MHU programme here at the Mind website.

Questions? Please contact Project Coordinator Robin at r.skyer@lse.ac.uk.

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