Anxiety and you: video resources for students

Sophie Coleman is a Trainee Clinical Psychologist on the ClinPsyD Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme at Manchester. Here, she talks about how she helped create some useful videos about anxiety on one of her placements. I am a Trainee Clinical Psychologist undertaking my doctorate training at the University. This is a three-year programme involving placements, … More Anxiety and you: video resources for students

The importance of mental health as a student nurse

The discussion around mental health has certainly got louder in recent years and rightly so when you consider that 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem of some kind each year in England. This week, that discussion continued with Suicide Prevention Day occurring on Thursday 10th September. With that in mind, Mental … More The importance of mental health as a student nurse

Psychology alumni who work in mental health

Studying Psychology at The University of Manchester can open the door to many different careers within the vast and varied world of psychology. Today, we’re focusing on a selection of our psychology graduates who have gone on to work in mental health related careers. Read all about them and what their jobs consist of below… … More Psychology alumni who work in mental health

COVID-19: Turning potential negatives into positives

There is no doubt that all university students have been affected in some way by COVID-19 and its impact on our emotional wellbeing in particular cannot be underestimated. However, looking for solutions to these unavoidable issues is important. Below, Biomedical Sciences student Cansel Hashim lists four ways in which this crisis has taken its toll … More COVID-19: Turning potential negatives into positives

COVID-19: Looking after your mental wellbeing during lockdown

As the whole of the country begins to shut down, many of us will find ourselves either self-isolating due to having symptoms of COVID-19 or working from home due to government advice about unnecessary social interaction. Of course, during this period it’s important to look after your physical health, however the severity of the situation … More COVID-19: Looking after your mental wellbeing during lockdown

Suicide prevention – The Mental Health Nursing perspective

Like every student on a Mental Health Nursing course, Jess Manning is empathetic. She wants to help and support those who are going through a difficult period in their lives and she’s learning how best to do that at The University of Manchester. One topic that every mental health nurse must look at is suicide … More Suicide prevention – The Mental Health Nursing perspective

Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester

MSc Forensic Psychology and Mental Health is aimed at Psychology undergraduates who want to pursue a career working in a forensic setting. Jo Curry is a recent graduate from the programme – take a look at her breakdown of the course, the University and what it’s like to live in Manchester… When I first read the description for … More Getting to the core of it: a rundown of Forensic Psychology and Mental Health at Manchester