Category Archives : Press Releases

Press releases for the latest on student mental health and wellbeing, university life, student volunteering and the activities of Nightlines and Nightline Association.

A Statement from our Charity Manager

Nightline Association has experienced significant development, growth and change in the last three years: a further 400,000+ students now have access to the support Nightlines offer (including Open University students); 28 Nightlines are now Good Practice Guidelines accredited; and we’ve trained hundreds of student volunteers to manage, deliver and promote a quality helpline service. I […]

Nightline – raising awareness of student mental health

In November 2015, Nightline Association held its 7th consecutive Nightline Awareness week, raising awareness of the vital work of Nightlines across the UK and Republic of Ireland to promote student mental health. How are you feeling? Throughout Nightline Awareness Week 2015, the hashtag #IAmFeeling was used on social media to encourage students to share how […]

Notices from our Charity Manager

University Mental Health Day 2016 – Thursday 3rd March University Mental Health Day is a great opportunity to bring together all of the key players in student mental health. By being part of a national initiative, we can work together to reach a wider audience and make a noise about mental health on campuses across […]

‘Helpline Impact Award’ win for Nightline Association

Nightline Association’s role in supporting students was recognised at the Helpline Awards 2015 last month by being selected to receive the ‘Helpline Impact Award’. Awarded by Helplines Partnership, the Helpline Impact Award specifically acknowledges the long-term contribution of a helpline that is an example to others in how it develops and improves to meet service […]

Helpline Impact Award

From Nightline to Frontline – providing skills for a social work career

Many former Nightline volunteers attribute success in their careers after university partly to the wide range of skills they developed whilst volunteering. One career path where these skills have proven particularly beneficial is social work. Three Nightline alumni are currently undertaking the Frontline graduate programme, an intensive scheme set up in 2013 which trains outstanding […]

Student suicide prevention – joining HE sector debate

Nightline Association will engage in a wider higher education sector debate on student suicide on Thursday 12th November 2015. The event is being led by the National Union of Students (NUS) and will bring together clinicians, mental health advisors along with representatives from academia, student services and the student community. The purpose of the event […]

Mental health at university

You’ve survived exams, you’ve received your results – now the first term of university which seemed such a long way off has become reality. For many students, starting their university career is the biggest change in their lives so far. You may be moving away from home for the first time, leaving your parents, friends […]

An impactful year – supporting over 1.5 million students

This September, over 1.5 million students will have access to confidential listening support services provided by a Nightline as they begin or continue their studies at university. Nightline Association has provided a range of specialist support designed to help Nightline volunteers across the UK and Republic of Ireland be there for their fellow students each […]