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​Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

The university has a number of tools in place and work with external partners to help support staff experiencing mental health problems. Click on the links provided for more information and how to access the resources.

You can also We suggest you look at the I Need Support or I Need to Support Others pages for more comprehensive support options.

Employee Assistance Programme MCL Medics is the University's Employee Assistance Programme Provider and they provide a free, confidential and independent resource to help employees balance their work, family and personal lives.

Silvercloud: Online Mental Health Support

SilverCloud is a website with courses you can do to improve your mental wellbeing. You can learn new ways to deal with the challenges you're facing. It's designed by clinical experts, and supported by the NHS and Scottish Government.

Courses include stress, sleep, resilience, money worries etc.


SilverCloud is secure, supportive, free from stigma and flexible so you can do a course at your own pace at a time that suits you.


You will need an email address to sign up and set up your secure account. When you go into the SilverCloud site for the first time, enter the access code NHS24 when prompted.​

To find out more, click on the header above or the image below to create your Silvecloud account.  



Everyone at Edinburgh Napier can access free online mental health support with Togetherall, any time, any day (formerly Big White Wall).

Whether you’re struggling to cope, feeling low or just need a place to talk, Togetherall can help you to explore your feelings in a safe supportive environment.​

What is Togetherall? 

* A community where members are anonymous to each other, they can share how they are feeling and support each other

* Access 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

* Clinically managed with trained professionals available 24/7 to keep the community sage

* Self-assesmments and recommended resources

* Creative tools to express how you're feeling

* Wide range of self-guided course to do at your own pace

The service is safe, anonymous and free. University staff can sign up under ‘Join Us’ and ‘I'm from a University’ with their staff email address.

Occupational Health  The Occupational Health team can support you if you have been ill or injured, or you’re facing other difficulties, with regards to your physical or mental health. You can get a referral to this service through your line manager.

Able Futures provides confidential mental health support to staff for a nine month period (free of charge) to help staff manage a mental health condition.

[EN]GAGE Edinburgh Napier University's sports and fitness centre. Sport and exercise has been proven to help with mental health. Colleagues can help with advice if you’re looking to optimise your fitness, stay healthy or try something new, there are plenty of classes and options.

Financial Wellbeing There are various support resources and partnerships we have in place for financial stress prevention and intervention as required​ 

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