Don’t be so hard on yourself! UBC study on first-year student stress

Posted on January 31st, 2017

Stressed out university students, take note: self-compassion may be the key to making it through your first year, according to new research from the University of British Columbia. Researchers from […]

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Minor in Mental Health and Addiction at McMaster

Posted on January 30th, 2017

Next year, students at McMaster will have the ability to declare a minor in the Social Studies of Mental Health and Addiction. Created by the Faculty of Social Sciences, the […]

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Therapy rooster for at-risk children gets customized wheelchair

Posted on January 29th, 2017

Louise is anything but a conventional therapy animal for at-risk children. In fact, everything about Louise is a contradiction because Louise is a rooster. He’s a rooster with a deformed […]

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University of Guelph student petitions school to do more in wake of student suicides

Posted on January 28th, 2017

A former University of Guelph student has launched a petition asking the school for changes to its mental health services after four students took their own lives. Connie Ly started a petition […]

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Teens who get mental health help less likely to experience depression later

Posted on January 27th, 2017

Young people living with mental health problems who have contact with mental health services are significantly less likely to suffer from clinical depression later in their adolescence, according to new research. […]

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Watch your mouth when talking about mental health, says UCalgary director

Posted on January 26th, 2017

She’s crazy. He’s nuts. They’re psycho. For the many Canadians who will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, language like this hurts — and reinforces a stigma that surrounds […]

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Thank you Bell Let’s Talk for supporting CMHA work across BC!

Posted on January 25th, 2017

Canadians across the country will join together on January 25 on social media to text, talk and tweet about mental health for the 7th annual Bell Let’s Talk Day. Bell’s […]

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Tipping Point mental health movement to launch student-directed “labs”

Posted on January 24th, 2017

Ji Youn Kim, creator of the Tipping Point movement, is launching a self-development program called Tip Labs. The Tipping Point is a mental health initiative that encourages UBC and other […]

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Camosun and Royal Roads receive new health science centre

Posted on January 23rd, 2017

The new health sciences centre will be a four-storey, 8,300-square-metre centre that will house 18 health science programs, such as community mental health, athletic and exercise therapy, and nursing, as […]

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McMaster students seek to understand Indigenous youth mental health

Posted on January 21st, 2017

When Neha Malhotra decided to study global health at McMaster, she pictured herself flying somewhere to address health disparities somewhere in the world. But then a professor challenged a class […]

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