Counselling Services

Simone Kelly made this Freedom of Information request to University of Abertay Dundee

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Dear University of Abertay Dundee,

Please treat this as a Freedom of Information Request.

Could you please send me information as to -

1. How many students have used the student councilling services between each of the four academic years of 2012-13 and 2015-2016?

2. Please send a breakdown by gender for each year.

3. Please send a breakdown by year of study for each year.

4. Please send statistics as to how many students have sought help through the university for the following issues between each of the four academic years of 2012-13 and 2015-2016? -
4.1 -Self-harm
4.2 Eating Disorders
4.3 Depression and anxiety disorders
4.4 Substance Abuse (drug/alcohol)
4.5 Other Mental Health Issues

5. If you have a record of how many students received student councilling in the calendar year 2016-2017 then please provide this information.

6. Please send a breakdown by gender for the calendar year 2016-2017 if this is available.

7. Please send a breakdown by year of study for the calendar year 2016-2017 if this is available.

8. Please send statistics as to how many students sought help through the university for the following issues between the calendar years 2016-2017.
8.1 -Self-harm
8.2 Eating Disorders
8.3 Depression and anxiety disorders
8.4 Substance Abuse (drug/alcohol)
8.5 Other Mental Health issues

9. Lastly, please tell me what suicide prevention strategy the university currently has in place, if any.

You may want to refer to the University of Aberdeen's response to my FOI request for a simple way to send the data. https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/c... Please note, questions 5-8 for the University of Aberdeen were slightly different.

Thank you for your time and help.

Yours faithfully,

Simone Kelly

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Dear Simone Kelly,

Please find attached the response to your request.

Yours sincerely,

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