Message for Dept Offices, Senior Tutors & Resident Tutors

Message from Anthony Payne, Head of Student Services:

As you know Christmas/New Year is a difficult time for many people with significant increases in loneliness, mental illness and suicide over the holiday period. 

To signpost services for students in crisis who may contact us over the break, we are recommending that key student facing contact points such as Departmental Offices, Senior Tutors and Resident Tutors include the following messages on answerphones/email footers over the Christmas period. 

Outlook Out of Office:

If you have any immediate concerns about a student’s health or welfare, please call Security on extension 666 or email security-office@rt.bath.ac.uk. Health advice is available from the NHS 111 Service and confidential emotional support is available 24/7 from Samaritans: 116123 (free from mobiles)

Telephone voicemail message:

If you have any immediate concerns about a student’s health or welfare, please call Security on extension 666 or email security-office@rt.bath.ac.uk.

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