Rachel Jackson - Mental Health Inclusion Officer
Rachel is an experienced social worker with over 22 years of experience working within mental health and social care with children, families, adults, people with learning difficulties and the elderly. Specialising in the field of substance use, Rachel has worked for the charity sector NHS, Youth justice and social care. She has enjoyed all aspects of her career especially working with young people delivering group work, assertive outreach and detached youth work to young people around Nottinghamshire.
Passionate about enabling people to live healthy lives, Rachel believes that a holistic approach to maintaining positive mental health, whereby all factors such as good sleep, diet, relationships, activities should be applied to life. A regular mindfulness meditator, Rachel also appreciates the value of relaxation and feels that maintaining healthy wellbeing and mental health should include regular relaxation as well as undertaking stimulating activities and hobbies alongside your work or study. Now qualified to teach Mindfulness meditation, you are very likely to meet Rachel when undertaking her Midweek mindfulness meditation programme in the university or out and about promoting positive resilience towards poor mental health during your course inductions.