Guelph university execs check door-to-door on student mental health

Posted on March 31st, 2017

Top officials from an Ontario university took the unusual step of going door-to-door at campus residences three nights last week to check on the mental health of students. It has […]

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Canadian students aren’t getting the mental health care they need after graduation

Posted on March 29th, 2017

Universities offer students mental health care to deal with the challenges of post-secondary education. But what happens when they graduate? University counselling centres in Canada are overwhelmed and overbooked. But […]

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Suicides prompt call for more mental health resources at University of Waterloo

Posted on March 29th, 2017

30Students at the University of Waterloo say they want to see better mental health supports at their school, following the second suicide on campus in less than three months. “I […]

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First Nations University of Canada and Katimavik support Indigenous youth and reconciliation

Posted on March 28th, 2017

Providing more opportunities for Indigenous youth to pursue their life goals through successful post-secondary learning and developing job market skills for the 21st century is the cornerstone of a new partnership […]

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Atlantic students compete for $1K toward campus mental health

Posted on March 27th, 2017

Students from eight Atlantic Canadian universities are set to take part in the 2nd Annual MoodCheck Challenge. From March 20 to 24, students are encouraged to sign up and track […]

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Prioritizing mental health can be done in your pajamas

Posted on March 24th, 2017

University of Ottawa alumna joins tech-based mental health counselling startup, seeks to improve accessibility Walking into an office for your first, long-awaited mental health counselling appointment can be scary. After […]

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University of Guelph hackathon yields new ideas for campus mental health

Posted on March 23rd, 2017

Winning idea, “Guelph Cares”, connects students in need of mental health support with someone they can talk to The University of Guelph now has a swath of new ideas for […]

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SFU offers new graduate diploma, “Indigenous Education: Education for Reconciliation”

Posted on March 22nd, 2017

British Columbia’s education curriculum is undergoing significant change. One of its challenges is a requirement for teachers to infuse Indigenous knowledge and practices into all curriculum subjects. To support teachers […]

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On the hook for $170K: RBC sues student who left med school due to mental illness

Posted on March 21st, 2017

Bryan Robson left University of Saskatchewan after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder When Bryan Robson was accepted to medical school, he never imagined he’d be diagnosed with a mental illness […]

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Glenn Close and Patrick Kennedy on the weight of mental illness

Posted on March 20th, 2017

Glenn Close does not read her reviews. So the jumbo excerpt on the marquee where she is reprising her Tony Award-winning role in “Sunset Boulevard” (“One of the great stage […]

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