This could help save lives: BBC News - Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis
If a student asked for a parent, guardian or trusted adult to be informed about their mental health, I’m sure universities would already do that. The main reason we don’t do as standard is that students are, legally, adults. But also: life is complicated.
Most students are happy for their parents to be contacted if they are struggling with mental health. Many students find the transition to university difficult and family support can be vital in suicide prevention. Let’s make this the default policy at uni
One of my biggest regrets is not involving parents more when I was a University Director if Studies and first year undergrads were struggling. Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis
Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis
Speaking on next about this #Student #MentalHealth story. Should parents be informed when young people are in crisis? I'll argue that they should. BBC News - Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis
Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis
There was an interesting article on the BBC website today about young people at uni wanting their parents to be told if they have a mental health crisis > As a mum of two at Uni this is reassuring that change is happening #WeMDT
This looks like a good case to switch the default to opt OUT - knowing you have someone to rely on in times of trouble looks from the evidence to be worth looking at. Anyone testing? Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis
This is so so sad. May I point you to this UK student survey which came out yesterday
Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis
I think this should be standard procedure (informing parents of MH crises) based on an opt-out policy at point of enrolment. Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis
Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis #MentalHealth #Students
Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis HE student well-being scores significantly lower than scores for nonstudents of a similar age
"Two-thirds of students support universities being able to warn parents if students have a mental health crisis" and for the third who don't their objection is *important*. If only there was some way that we could treat different students differently!
Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis HE student well-being scores significantly lower than scores for nonstudents of a similar age
Here's hoping that based on this research, all uni students will be asked if they want info shared with parents if they are in a mental health crisis "BBC News - Students want parents to be told in mental health crisis"