The University employs a Mental Health Advisor whose role is to provide comprehensive mental health assessments and support for students with complex mental health needs and students experiencing a crisis or deterioration in their mental state and/or mood in order to provide appropriate support and where there is a need indicated, signposting information to appropriate external and internal health care and support providers.

              Mark Ayling

Support includes new initiatives to develop and implement short term focused interventions to support students experiencing, for example, difficulties with sleep, time management, negative thoughts, accessing disability support allowance, poor motivation, maintaining personal safety and the safety of others, crisis planning and where appropriate learning supports. The Mental Health Advisor will be responsible for the formulation and provision of a variety of workshops and groups to promote positive mental health at the Life Lounge, throughout the year, and to support students experiencing difficulties at University.

This service is completely free and confidential.

To book in with the Mental Health advisor please complete the registration form here.

The Mental Health Advisor service is not a replacement for traditional mental health services in the event of an emergency. If you are concerned that a student is a significant risk to themselves or others, in the event of an emergency on university premises, please contact Security using extension 3700 or 666. In the event that the student is not on university premises or you are concerned that the students life is at risk please contact the Police and Ambulance raising a concern for welfare using the telephone number 999 alerting Security afterwards as to the actions you have taken.

 Contact:                                                                                                                                                            01204 90 3067                                                                                                                                              MHadvisor@Bolton.ac.uk