"Mental health difficulties can beset anyone at any time, although it is recognised that many of the transition points in life can be particularly challenging. For some students an unfamiliar higher education environment can be very stressful, particularly for those who already have an underlying illness. Higher education institutions therefore take student mental health seriously ... Universities UK commissioned the Mental Wellbeing in Higher Education Working Group to update the existing guidance, drawing on evidence and practice from within the higher education sector and reports from government and the health and voluntary sectors. This guidance has been written for senior leaders and managers, and aims to support institutions in their promotion of mental wellbeing and in the support they provide for students experiencing mental health difficulties."
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