Currently, all available health and well-being support from UWE closes at 5pm. If students are feeling overwhelmed, alone or depressed outside of the 9-5 working day there is almost no support available from the university or the SU. In light of the three recent tragedies at UoB I believe it is more important than ever for this support to be provided.
This could be provided through a peer-run scheme such as Nightline. The provision of support on a peer-to-peer basis offers a chance to speak to people in similar situations to you on an anonymous basis; this could be key to encouraging people who may not feel comfortable using other services to seek help. (http://nightline.org.uk/).
- This idea opened on 30 Nov 2016 and closes for voting on 21 Dec 2016.
- This Idea has conditionally passed. Work will start on this Idea unless it is vetoed by 50%+1 of the Student Council Meeting on 16 Feb 2017. Click here for more info
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