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18 Feb 2015

Clare Pinchess nominated for national Mental Health First Aid award

Clare Pinchess

Clare Pinchess, a Mental Health Adviser within the University’s Counselling and Disability Service, has been nominated for a national Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Award, in recognition of her exemplary work in the field of mental health.  

The Awards identify examples of excellent projects and individuals, acknowledging innovation and high performance in raising mental health literacy across England. 

Clare has been working with the University to deliver the internationally recognised, life-saving training that is accredited by Mental Health First Aid England. She was nominated by Dr Manuel Alonso, Director of Student Services. 

“Clare has shown herself to be an excellent MHFA trainer and has trained up a range of colleagues from across the University working in all sorts of different fields,” says Manuel.

“The feedback she has received has been outstanding and her work in delivering the training is crucial in helping Loughborough University to raise awareness around mental health issues and to continue to support students and staff in this area.”

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Today is the University’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Day, which aims to promote positive health and wellbeing, inspire creative thinking around mental health issues and reduce discrimination and stigma. Watch the video