Psychologist warns of strain felt by perfectionist students

Posted on August 31st, 2017

As students prepare to go back to school, a clinical psychologist warns they should beware of the pitfalls of perfectionism. “I suppose that in some ways, August is the calm […]

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BCIT Student Association is hiring!

Posted on August 29th, 2017

The BCIT Student Association is hiring a Health and Wellness Program Coordinator! The Coordinator is responsible for acting as a contact point and resource for health and wellness related programs. You plan, […]

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Fall a great time to talk mental health with students

Posted on August 29th, 2017

Mental health issues are a struggle for many youth, but Jacob O’Halloran is determined to help a little bit at a time. A Guysborough native and current Dalhousie University student, […]

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Red River College launches online mental health platform for students

Posted on August 28th, 2017

“Are you OK?” Sitting in class one day last year, Abbigail Guse said she couldn’t admit to her instructor that she wasn’t OK — she was juggling college, work, relationships […]

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Everything parents should know about post-secondary mental health

Posted on August 25th, 2017

It’s much easier to have a plan in place before a mental health crisis emerges while a student is away at college. Here are some tips for parents of new college students […]

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’We’re not a treatment facility’: The struggle for campuses to provide students mental health care

Posted on August 24th, 2017

Demand for mental health services at Ontario universities and colleges has reached an all-time high. With another wave of students about to begin a new academic year, the pressure on […]

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What makes a strong campus mental health system? Experts weigh in

Posted on August 23rd, 2017

The start of college or university can be a challenging time for students. They may be living away from home for the first time, far from their friends and family. […]

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Youth need mental health supports earlier: survey

Posted on August 22nd, 2017

British Columbia needs to improve its mental health supports for teenagers, particularly in schools, according to four in five participants in a three-week mental health survey. The informal online poll, created […]

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How many Ontario post-secondary students die by suicide each year?

Posted on August 21st, 2017

Students at the University of Waterloo know Chase Graham took his own life. They may never have met him. They may not know he was a brilliant student or that […]

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Two New Brunswick campuses establish first Canadian research chairs in cannabis

Posted on August 18th, 2017

As the federal government moves ahead with plans to legalize recreational marijuana use by July 2018, two universities in Fredericton are hiring the first two Canadian research chairs in the […]

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