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Further support

I'm feeling suicidal / I'm worried about someone who might be suicidal.

If you can't find what you're looking for here or in our Index, or have any questions please email usThe Occupational Health team can also help you with expert confidential advice and support.

Spectrum Life is our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which is a confidential, neutral service provided by an external company to support colleagues at the University, including free counselling. 

Manager Guidance

The Our Culture Conversation survey collects feedback from colleagues about how they feel about working at the University. As a manager, this information may support mangers to understand more about how your team is feeling, celebrate wins and address areas for improvement. You can review your team’s results on the Peakon platform. To find out more, do explore the FAQs or email

Supporting your team with their mental health including managing stress

Suicide awareness 

  • Zero Suicide Alliance offers free online training on talking about suicide. We recommend all colleagues undertake the full free training session online, which takes about 20 minutes. If you only have 5 minutes, there is an even shorter session you can undertake here
  • Our internal suicide awareness page
  • Anything we can do to prepare ourselves for a conversation about suicide is so helpful and potentially lifesaving.

Management training available

Tools and pages to recommend your team exploring 


Here are some useful infographics from an organisation called BelievePerform we suscribe to. Once you click on any of the below you can then scroll through all of the images. You can then download these (by right clicking -> 'Save images as'). You can then zoom in for greater clarity.