Keyano College in Fort Mac providing mindfulness training to all faculty, staff, and students

Posted on February 28th, 2017

On February 27, 2017, Keyano College announced it is offering online mindfulness training to all faculty, staff and students to support mental health, improve resilience and increase performance. On March […]

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New wellness hub provides informal space for campus community to learn and connect

Posted on February 23rd, 2017

Campus Community Hub opens March 7, bringing resources and services to students and the broader campus community A new space on campus will provide an open and inclusive place for […]

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Adolescents increasingly suffer from depression, survey suggests

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

The hardest questions paediatricians must routinely ask teenagers at checkups are those about depression and suicide. But they aren’t optional; we have to ask them, every time. From 2005-14, the […]

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UMSU Mental Health Awareness Week Challenges Stigma Head-On

Posted on February 21st, 2017

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union (UMSU) is leading into the February reading week break by hosting Mental Health Awareness Week. Several activities have been planned for this week aimed […]

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Indspire and UWinnipeg partner on 80 student financial awards

Posted on February 20th, 2017

A new partnership between Indspire and The University of Winnipeg will help 80 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students in the coming year through the creation of a new award, […]

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University of Guelph taking steps to address mental health needs after suicide rate continues to climb

Posted on February 17th, 2017

Four University of Guelph students have taken their own lives since September 2016.  It is the highest number of student suicides the school has ever seen in a single academic […]

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Dalhousie prof to test a mental health framework at five institutions

Posted on February 16th, 2017

For years, universities have been implementing mental health programs without knowing exactly what works best, says youth mental health expert Stan Kutcher. The Dalhousie University psychiatry professor’s new three-year research […]

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Langara announces new college-wide sexual violence and misconduct policy

Posted on February 15th, 2017

Langara College is pleased to announce that it has instituted a College-wide sexual violence and misconduct policy (policy B3009). The stand-alone policy was developed through a working committee of students, […]

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On mental health after graduation

Posted on February 14th, 2017

Panelists discuss “pressure cooker” environment of university A panel called “Life AYD: Mental Health Post-Graduation Panel” was held in the Shatner Building, as part of the Students’ Society of McGill University […]

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Community-based partnerships link Aboriginal students to jobs

Posted on February 13th, 2017

The Ministry of Advanced Education is funding partnerships that connect Aboriginal students with education and training programs in their communities. These programs provide Aboriginal learners with work-ready skills, such as […]

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