A focus on mental health could help end Canada’s fentanyl crisis

Posted on June 30th, 2017

We are in the midst of an unprecedented health crisis, with fentanyl-related overdoses causing the death of thousands of Canadians. I believe this crisis is due, to a great extent, […]

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Queen’s editorial on stepped care model

Posted on June 29th, 2017

A proposal to use a ‘stepped care’ model for mental health services on campuses is well-intentioned, but has some serious pitfalls for those in immediate distress.  The Stepped Care 2.0 […]

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Algoma University partners with CMHA to improve mental health services

Posted on June 28th, 2017

Algoma University has partnered with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) on an agreement that will improve mental health services to students. The initiative comes at a time when student […]

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NS students praise AB investment in campus mental health, call for similar investment

Posted on June 27th, 2017

Students Nova Scotia applauds Alberta’s commitment to post-secondary mental health and calls on the Nova Scotia Government to address this important issue through increased collaboration with students. Announced earlier this […]

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TranQool online therapy helped U of G students during tragic year

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

When repeated tragedies related to mental health struck the University of Guelph during the academic year just passed, TranQool was there to help. An online counselling service dedicated to cognitive […]

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NDP pledges $26M to Alberta post-secondary mental health

Posted on June 21st, 2017

Amid concerns over stress, depression and suicide on campus, the NDP government is pledging nearly $26 million over three years to boost mental-health services for Alberta’s post-secondary students. The funding, […]

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Crash and burn (out): 5 stages of post-doctoral collapse

Posted on June 20th, 2017

The number of postdoctoral researchers that burn out at an early stage of their career seems to be increasing, and mental health has been a hot topic at universities and […]

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Canadian post-secondary education partnership launches to reduce alcohol-related harms on campus

Posted on June 19th, 2017

The Postsecondary Education Partnership — Alcohol Harms (PEP–AH) launched today with a strong commitment to taking steps to address collectively alcohol-related harms on Canadian campuses. PEP–AH is a partnership among Canadian […]

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A holistic systems approach to campus mental health

Posted on June 13th, 2017

With commencement season upon us, post-secondary graduates around the world are getting some wonderful advice before they sail off into the “real world.” But even before they graduate, students are […]

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A portrait of faculty mental health in the U.S.

Posted on June 9th, 2017

“Disclosure of Mental Disability by College and University Faculty: The Negotiation of Accommodations, Supports and Barriers” says it’s the first-ever cross-institutional survey of its kind and seeks to fill a […]

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