CACUSS Board of Directors endorses Okanagan Charter in support of health promoting campuses

Posted on October 31st, 2017

Canadian campuses and stakeholders continue leading efforts to improve health and well-being of students, faculty, staff. A year after six Canadian campuses were the first to adopt the Okanagan Charter: An […]

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NIRSA joins CMHA BC in Okanagan Charter endorsement

Posted on October 31st, 2017

At their recent Board meeting, the NIRSA Board of Directors endorsed the Okanagan Charter, a document that was crafted to aid in the promotion of health and wellbeing on college campuses around the […]

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Ninth annual Thrive Week at UBC: October 30 to November 3

Posted on October 30th, 2017

From October 30 to November 3, various events are being held at both the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses to promote mental well-being. From yoga classes to multiple workshops to suicide prevention training, […]

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Mass naloxone training sessions to be held at UBC

Posted on October 27th, 2017

The University of B.C.’s Alma Mater Society is organizing mass training events to teach students to recognize and reverse drug overdoses amid a devastating provincial health emergency that shows no sign of […]

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Universities see rise in students seeking mental-health help

Posted on October 26th, 2017

Audrey Carleton , a fourth-year student, takes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) medications daily to help with concentration on school work. So when she was off her medications due to […]

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CMHA BC endorses Okanagan Charter in show of support for health promoting campuses

Posted on October 25th, 2017

Canadian campuses and stakeholders continue leading efforts to improve health and well-being of students, faculty, staff   A year after six Canadian campuses were the first to adopt the Okanagan […]

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Red Deer College commits $450,000 over five years to student wellness, leadership, and career programming

Posted on October 24th, 2017

In continuation of our longstanding partnership, Red Deer College is pleased to announce a commitment of $450,000 over five years from RBC and the RBC Foundation to support and enhance […]

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Atlantic campuses appoint a regional student mental health coordinator

Posted on October 23rd, 2017

Universities in Atlantic Canada are taking a regional approach to address the urgent need for improved mental health services on its campuses. The Association of Atlantic Universities, representing 16 universities, […]

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Government of Canada invests over $3.7M in innovative health research projects at the University of Regina

Posted on October 20th, 2017

While touring facilities at the University of Regina on October 11, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made an announcement on behalf of the Honourable […]

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University of Saskatoon partners with staff, faculty, and students on wellness strategy

Posted on October 19th, 2017

The wellness strategy is the first of its kind at a Canadian post-secondary institution, according to Cheryl Carver, associate vice-president of people and resources at the University of Saskatchewan (U […]

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