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Government urged to join the dots on student mental health

Universities should appoint trained mental health lead to improve student wellbeing, suggests report.

A national strategy is needed to tackle failings in mental health provision for university students, according to a report by the Education Policy Institute.

The report, published on 15 November, calls for Theresa May to prioritise the mental health of children and young people. Its author, Emily Frith, a former special advisor to Nick Clegg, told HE that “every department including the Department for Education needs to look at how young people’s mental health can be addressed by the organisations in the system within their control, including universities”.

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