Academic staff should receive mental health training – report

Ireland“Obligatory training for academic staff and proper peer support should be put in place by all higher education institutions to help students with mental health difficulties, a new report recommends. Mental Health Matters : Mapping Best Practices in Higher Education said action was needed to tackle the increasing number of students experiencing such issues …” (more)

[The report is here]
[Elaine Edwards, Irish Times, 1 November]

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