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Health at Work

‌Resources on this page aim to help you maintain your health at work and assist supervisors/managers in their role.

Computer work 

if your job involves regular work with a computer (an hour or more daily)
please refer to the guidance and training accessed from our DSE page

Disability assistance 

Access to work will help with workplace adaptations in some circumstances. 
Employees need to refer themselves to the service which is government funded.

Mental Health assistance 

Support and advice for individuals who have problems affecting them at
work is available from Remploy

Silvercloud offers secure, immediate access to online CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) programmes, tailored to an employee’s specific needs. The programmes have demonstrated high improvement rates for depression and anxiety. The programmes are flexible and can be accessed anywhere, on a computer, tablet or mobile phone. The programmes are also easy to use, there are interactive tool and activities to make the experience interesting and motivational.

All employees with a hud.ac.uk email address can use SilverCloud. The link to sign up to SilverCloud is: Silvercloud

The University has a team of Mental Health First Aiders across the Campus who can help with advice and signposting for staff members and students who are experiencing emotional or mental health distress. The aim is to provide reassurance, promote and support the safety of the individual, and to signpost to professional help and support.

Information on the location and contact details for the University’s Mental Health First Aiders can be found here:MHFA

Stress - if you feel that you are becoming concerned about aspects of your personal or
work life our Stress page has information which may help you.

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