Thank you to the students who contributed to the York Student Health Needs Assessment.
The final report was well-received by the Health and Wellbeing Board who agreed to receive an annual update on progress, which should hopefully help to keep student health on the priority list and is available to view at http://www.healthyork.org/
The York College Counselling Service is available for anyone who feels they need support with a mental health issue. Information on the service plus links to a range of self-help material and useful links to other services are available on the Counselling pages of the inbtranet: http://www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/intranet/329-student-services/counselling.html
The Healthwatch York document 'Guide to Mental Health and Well-being in York' contains a useful list of local support services:
Submitted by Sue Beanland 14th August 2017