Hope at hand

Bridging the gap for the next generation

Calling All Creatives

As HopeAtHand gets bigger and the behind the scenes work increases, we'd also love to grow our team. There are positions available. Blogging Are you good with words? We're looking for writers, editors, and proof readers to help get our... Continue Reading →


Our Survey You may have seen via our social media accounts that we've launched a survey. What's the aim? We're conducting independent research into student's knowledge of the mental health support available to them whilst studying away from where they live.... Continue Reading →

The Acute Mental Health Team at Parklands hospital have been my lifeline when I’ve left hospital in the past, and this time they even helped keep me out of the hospital.  They’re always very helpful, available 24/7, with a listening... Continue Reading →

Our Journey So Far: Where Do We Go From Here?

Hope At Hand UK launched early this year. We aim to urge the government to improve continuity of care for students experiencing mental health difficulties in the UK. Whilst we're doing this we aim to raise awareness of mental health... Continue Reading →

"For 10 years I’ve been trying to get help. I gave up asking in end, but GPs, CMHT, and CPN have been great. I'm now in DBT therapy which would have been better to have started 10 years ago, but... Continue Reading →

A Glance at DSA – Disability and Disclosure

It can be daunting when talking about disability, especially if you have not used that term before when talking about your mental health. It can also be difficult explaining or realising that you may have a disability, never mind disclosing... Continue Reading →

Caught In A Storm: BPD

Imagine the strongest emotions you have ever felt. Perhaps when you have been so disappointed in something it takes over any positives, or been so angry to the point you feel like you are out of control. Couldn't stop yourself... Continue Reading →

Working With Mind Our Minds

We're excited to announce that very soon we will be working with a great group of people called 'Mind Our Minds'. We aim to join together, combine research, raise awareness, and overall work WITH NHS officials to improve mental health... Continue Reading →

Shocking Statistics In New Report – Why We Do What We’re Doing *TRIGGER WARNING*

In the last few days a report has been published that was put together for the  vice-chancellor of the University of York (UoY), Koen Lamberts, by the institution’s student mental ill-health task group. This report shows that there has bene a significant... Continue Reading →

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