Funding opportunity for communities to host dialogue on opioid and substance use!

Posted on April 25th, 2017

The provincial government has provided funding to the Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) to distribute grants to community coalitions desirous of hosting and engaging their community in a […]

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Are universities doing enough to support mental health?

Posted on April 21st, 2017

Students report feeling overwhelmed while their schools struggle to address the demand for help University isn’t meant to be easy, but it isn’t supposed to be this hard: since November […]

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The value of campus sexual violence policies

Posted on April 19th, 2017

Recently, McGill University adopted its policy against sexual violence. While celebrating this development, I admit that well before this policy was drafted and adopted, I was skeptical about its utility. […]

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Laurentian University students ‘frustrated’ by referendum on funding mental health care

Posted on April 18th, 2017

Laurentian University students recently rejected the opportunity to pay more for increased counselling services on campus. Now some are questioning why something as fundamental as mental health care became a referendum […]

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UCalgary invites campus mental health grant proposals until April 30

Posted on April 13th, 2017

Do you have a great idea to make life a little better on campus — but the only thing stopping you is the money to do it? With the new […]

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Arrive and Thrive is a gateway for Mac students with mental health issues

Posted on April 12th, 2017

There are hidden parts of McMaster University, natural “auditoriums,” so to speak, cupped into the deepening woodlands that trail away from the parking lots, ivied brick buildings and bustle of […]

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Mental health clinic for youth first of its kind in Alberta

Posted on April 11th, 2017

ACCESS Open Minds helps young people between the ages of 11 and 25 A new clinic for children and young adults with mental health and addictions issues will provide the kind […]

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UWaterloo creates advisory committee on mental health in wake of student suicides

Posted on April 10th, 2017

The University of Waterloo (U of W) is establishing an advisory committee on mental health, according to a Mar. 27 press release from Feridun Hamdullahpur, president of U of W. […]

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Brock highlights mental health supports on campus

Posted on April 7th, 2017

Mental health and wellness are imperative to academic success and Brock has committed to ensuring the supports students need to thrive are readily available, said Sarah Pennisi, Director of Brock’s […]

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UBC president Santa Ono opens up about his struggle with mental health

Posted on April 6th, 2017

University of British Columbia’s president opened up for the first time Tuesday about his struggle with mental health and how he twice tried to take his own life. Santa Ono […]

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